CEO Safka Out

f?id=4a09ffd9796c7afb00876687 Jim Safka is leaving IAC (IACI) to become CEO of an online textbook rental company, the WSJ reports. Safka took the position 1.5 years ago. He’ll be replaced by Scott Garell, whose new title will be president of Ask Networks.

Safka “presided over Ask’s acquisition of and rebuilt a substantial amount of the company’s technology,” the WSJ’s Jessica Vascellaro notes. But as she also notes, Ask has not increased its share of the search market under Safka — it’s stuck around 4%.

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