But without a leader, the company faces a potentially long delay in completing this important task.
Krzanich was appointed in 2013 -- in the wake of a leadership crisis caused by the sudden resignation of CEO Paul Otellini several years before his mandated retirement at 65.
Hopes were high when Marissa Mayer was first hired as Yahoo CEO in 2012.
People thought she would turn around the perennially dysfunctional internet giant.
But three years in and Mayer’s time at Yahoo has been marred by slowing growth and internal dissent, leading to plummeting employee morale.
Now, some Yahoo investors are demanding a change in management, including a replacement for Mayer.
We went through a bunch of recent news stories and Nicholas Carlson’s book, “Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!