Yahoo (YHOO) has hired executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International (HSII) to...

|By:, SA News Editor

Yahoo (YHOO) has hired executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International (HSII) to assist with replacing possible outgoing board members, according to sources. It's unclear whether the move is in reaction to Dan Loeb's threats of a proxy fight and his request that Chairman Roy Bostock and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang resign their positions on the board.