Tech Executive Poaches: Top 12 for 2010

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    Ericka Chickowski

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Name: David FischerHired By: FacebookLeaving: GoogleIn March Fischer hopped from his former post as vice president of global online sales and operations at Google, where he'd worked since 2002, over to Facebook to lead as the vice president of advertising and global operations.

Mark Hurd's migration over to HP-rival Oracle has set Silicon Valley's tongues a-wagging, but the hire has hardly been the only big-name HR coup this summer, nor the only lawsuit over a technology company hiring the former employee of a competitor. After all, the industry has become hyper competitive. Keeping up with that tech industry headhunters have kept the game interesting in 2010, with many executives doing the roster shuffle two-step on over to a competitor in order to reap better compensation packages and new career opportunities. Here's a look at some of the top executives that have been poached by a competitor this year.

This article was originally published on 2010-09-14