If you were an investor in any company that experienced the above growth in the past 2 years, you’d probably be pretty happy with whoever is running the ship.
Unless of course that ship were Yahoo, which perennially has at least a handful of influential shareholders who either a) don’t like the direction the company is heading or, b) want the company sold off or merged with someone else.
That’s the position Marissa Mayer finds herself in, despite the pretty impressive stock price growth since she took over the CEO role in July 2012. According to Reuters, at least two large Yahoo shareholders are unhappy with her performance:
…[the] shareholders are so unhappy with Chief Executive Marissa Mayer’s turnaround efforts that they are making a direct plea to AOL Inc CEO Tim Armstrong to explore a merger and run the combined company.