Andrew Mason

Andrew Mason’s Not-So-Greatest Moments

Forbes - March 1, 2013

Time and again, Mason, now 32, has made headlines not for his surehanded stewardship of Groupon but for acting like he’d rather be writing for “Saturday Night Live.” Here are a few moments he probably wish he had back: Read »

Groupon Just Fired Andrew Mason

WSJ - February 28, 2013

In a press release disclosed after the closing bell, the struggling daily-deals operator announced a leadership change in which Executive Chairman Eric Lefkofsky and Vice Chairman Ted Leonsis will both replace Mason on an... Read »

Andrew Mason Might Get The Boot After This

Business Insider - February 27, 2013

Until today's earnings announcement, things were looking good for Andrew Mason, the founder and CEO of Groupon. Read »

Groupon CEO Unleashes Rant On Mayonnaise

Forbes - February 14, 2013

Move over, Rupert Murdoch! Groupon’s 32-year-old CEO, Andrew Mason, has just used his Twitter account to unleash the sort of angry tirade that corporate bosses hardly ever show, unscripted, in public. Read »

Really Though, Andrew Mason Might Lose His Job

Businessweek - January 14, 2013

Groupon shares have fallen over 70 percent since 2011. The company’s now valued at less than half what Google offered for it in 2010. Read »

More Boards Are Standing Behind CEOs Under Fire

WSJ - December 19, 2012

When the chief executive comes under fire, corporate boards are increasingly proclaiming their support for the embattled leader—even though the endorsement might be short-lived. Read »

Worst CEOs of 2012: Dishonorable Mention

Tuck School of Business - December 18, 2012

There were two prominent CEOs that did not have good years at all, but for different reasons, just missing out on making the list: Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Andrew Mason of Groupon. Read »

Groupon CEO Stays, Investors Leave

Reuters - November 30, 2012

Groupon Inc's shares fell more than 10 percent, a day after the online daily deals company's board backed founder-CEO Andrew Mason, disappointing investors who hoped for a leadership change. Read »

Andrew Mason Lives To See Another Day

Reuters - November 29, 2012

Andrew Mason will remain CEO of Groupon, a company spokesman said on Thursday after the company's board met to debate the performance of the daily deal company's co-founder. Read »

Groupon CEO: ‘I’d Be The First Person To Fire Myself’

WSJ - November 28, 2012

Andrew Mason responded Wednesday to reports that the board is meeting to discuss his future, saying it would be “weird” for the company not to question his leadership amid a precipitous decline in stock price. Read »

Andrew Mason On The Bubble As CEO Of Groupon?

All Things D - November 27, 2012

According to sources close to the situation, several board members of Groupon have been seriously discussing making major leadership changes at the Chicago-based daily deals company, including bringing in a more experienced... Read »

Groupon CEO About To Break His Promise…

Business Insider - October 11, 2012

Groupon, once again, is attempting to dance down Madison Avenue with an ad agency. Read »

Andrew Mason On Groupon’s Stock Smack

All Things D - August 17, 2012

It’s not well known, but last year before it went public, Groupon almost didn’t. Read »

If I Were The CEO Of Groupon

Forbes - August 16, 2012

I would issue a press release with feedback from Groupon Featured Deal: Shares 80% Off (52-Week High), Windex my bathroom mirror, and pay someone to engrave five (5) rhetorical questions... Read »

Groupon CEO: This Is Why We Suck In Europe

TechCrunch - August 14, 2012

We're too pricey, we're missing tech mojo, and no one knows us. Read »