Thursday, April 2, 2009

VP Yu Jun to resign

Unnamed sources say Vice President Yu Jun has
submitted a letter of resignation and will probably
leave to start his own business in June, reports An unnamed Baidu insider confirmed the
news, said the report. Yu joined Baidu in May 2001
and became chief product designer in September 2005,
said the report. Yu was promoted to vice president in
December 2006.

Yu refused to comment on the news, according to
another report. An internal email in mid-March
revealed Baidu's plans to divide its search product
marketing business into two departments, one of which
would have been led by Yu.

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