Kiersten Hollars Leaves Yahoo! and Joins Digg

Posted Sep 17, 2008

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Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) Director of Communications, Kiersten Hollars has left the company to pursue a career at  Hollars will become the lead of Digg’s communication team.  Hollars previously reported to Brad Garlinghouse, author of the Peanut Butter manifesto document. 

Garlinghouse left Yahoo! this past june.  Hollars’ previous boss, Brad Horowitz left for Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) in February.  Amit Kumar, Director of Product Management for Yahoo! Search Monkey is also resigning by the end of this week to join Dapper.

Employee retention is not looking good for Yahoo! right now.  This is something that Yahoo! should prioritize as they have lost over 100 executives since January 2007.  TechCrunch broke the news about Hollars departure.