Yahoo Names New Chiefs for News, Finance Web Portals

Yahoo! Inc. named Hillary Frey editor-in-chief of Yahoo! News and Aaron Task editor-in-chief of Yahoo! Finance.

“I am thrilled to announce Hillary and Aaron in their new roles,” said Robertson Barrett, vice president of news and finance for Yahoo, in the statement. Frey joined Yahoo in 2011 as managing editor for news. Task came to the company in 2008 from The Street.com.

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