Yahoo! Tuesday announced the appointment of Ira Kurgan as chief business officer for the Yahoo! media group. Kurgan, 51, will oversee all business operations within Yahoo!'s media group, including
business and legal affairs, deal making, partnerships, and strategic alliances. He will be based in Santa Monica, Calif., and will report to Lloyd Braun, head of the Yahoo! media group. Kurgan most
recently served as president of network business operations for the Fox Broadcasting Company.