Since the end of February Groupon shareholders have held on in trepidation as the the company's share price shot upwards, despite the company not having a full-time CEO. That changed this week, though, as the company announced that Erik Lefkofsky would take the top position at the daily dealmaker. Under his and Chairman of the Board Ted Leonsis' leadership, the company's stock has risen 70% over the last few months, and the appointment of Lefkofsky, combined with solid earnings results, sent shares up an additional 20% recently.
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