Skype Has New CEO 652983

eBay Inc. appoints CEOs of Skype and

February 25, 2008

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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- eBay Inc. today announced that it has named Josh Silverman the Chief Executive Officer of Skype. Silverman, currently CEO of, an eBay company, brings more than nine years of experience in running hyper-growth global consumer Internet companies. Silverman will join Skype on March 24, 2008 and report directly to John Donahoe, President and CEO-elect of eBay Inc. Michael van Swaaij, who was appointed interim CEO in October 2007, will stay actively involved with Skype.

”We’re honored and excited to welcome Josh to Skype as CEO. He has an outstanding track record of entrepreneurial leadership and managing diverse, fast-growing businesses,” said Donahoe. “We look forward to working with him as Skype continues to innovate and build out its next stage of growth.”

Skype Ltd.

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