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Yahoo executive joins BBC

March 4, 2009

John Linwood, who left his senior executive role at Yahoo last month, will join the BBC as its new chief technology officer. Linwood will be responsible for maintenance of the corporation’s technical infrastructure and new corporate IT requirements. Chief technology officer is a new role at the BBC, created as part of a restructure of the future media & technology department by its director, Erik Huggers.

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