When Marissa Mayer was appointed as Yahoo’s new chief executive four years ago, everybody was expecting nothing less than magic from her in helping to revive a company that was once among the web search leaders.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, 40, reportedly splurged a whopping $70,000 on a Wizard of Oz-themed photo shoot to raise morale for the struggling internet company.
Mayer organized the costume shoot last year and assigned characters from the classic 1939 musical to top Yahoo executives. The chief executive herself played the story’s protagonist, Dorothy, reported the Daily Mail. The photos have just recently surfaced.
Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer has recently been under fire for her decision to take a short maternity leave following the expected births of her twin daughters later this year.
The soon-to-be mother of three announced on Tumblr, which is owned by Yahoo, that she will be taking as little as two weeks of maternity leave and will be “working throughout” the duration of her time off, according to The Guardian. Mayer wrote on Tumblr: