TechCrunch is reporting that Google and Yahoo both lost two important employees. Google lost Richard Kimber, Google’s Managing Director of Sales and Operations for South East Asia, to Friendster. Yahoo lost Adam Hyder, Yahoo’s Senior Director of Engineering for its Advertising Management Platform, to Jobvite.
Richard Kimber will be the new CEO of Friendster, and the old CEO, Kent Lindstrom, will become Senior Vice President of Corporate Development. Adam Hyder is joining Jobvite as the company’s new CTO. Previously, Jobvite hired Yahoo HotJobs leader, Dan Finnigan, as its CEO.