SANATA CLARA (Web Desk) – Marissa Mayer, CEO of technology company Yahoo, has given birth to twin girls.

In a post on her tumblr page, Ms Mayer wrote: “Zack and I are excited to announce that our identical twin girls have arrived!”

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She is expected to take “limited” time off for maternity leave.


Yahoo announced on Wednesday a plan to spin off its core internet business into a separate company.

Ms Mayer and her husband Zachary Bogue have a three-year-old son, Macallister.

After his birth she took just two weeks off, sparking criticism that she was setting a bad precedent for working mothers at Yahoo.

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The company officially offers 16 weeks of maternity leave.