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Updated: Yahoo's Shakeup Continues: Top Mobile Exec Boerries Leaves

imageUpdate: Yahoo‘s official statement on the matter after the jump

This had been expected: Marco Boerries, the EVP for Connected Devices division at Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) for four years, and the head of its mobile efforts, is leaving the company, according to Kara. The news was in an internal e-mail sent to staff on Sunday. Boerries came to the company in 2005 with the acquisition of VerdiSoft. He also had earlier sold another software company to Sun Microsystems (JAVA) in 1999.

Boerries has more recently been splitting his time between Northern California and Hamburg, where his family is, and that has contributed to his decision as well, the story says. From his e-mail he sent to employees: “Most of you know about my personal situation, the ‘living in 2 continents’ and the importance of my family to me. I cannot reconcile these personal needs, my future plans and ambitions and Yahoo! anymore. And that