Yahoo Poaches Another Exec from Google

Hired a veep as chief financial officer


Yahoo Inc. has recruited yet another prominent executive from rival Google Inc. to help oversee its turnaround bid.

Yahoo, of Sunnyvale, Calif. said Monday it has hired Henrique de Castro, 47, Google's vice president of partner business solutions, as its new chief operating officer. Mr. de Castro had been rumored to be shifting to Yahoo, where he is reunited with Marissa Mayer, a Google veteran who has served as Yahoo's CEO since July.