Former Yahoo COO takes on Guitar Hero for Activision

By Patrick Garratt, Monday, 23 March 2009 09:00 GMT

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According to this All Things D story, former Yahoo COO Dan Rosensweig has now been placed as CEO and president of the entire Guitar Hero franchise.

Rosensweig previously worked at CNET and Ziff-Davis before Yahoo.

There’s no confirmation of this at the moment, but there’s plenty of background through the link.

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