I Can Has New CEO? Cheezburger’s Ben Huh Steps Down After 8 Years


After acquiring a tiny little site called I Can Has Cheezburger? in 2007, Ben Huh took it to levels that went way further than the internet. The site, and at one time Huh himself, were a bit of a household name. Today, he has announced that he’s stepping down as CEO, to be replaced by its President and COO Scott Moore.

Before there was Buzzfeed, before there was every Huffington Post article you’ve ever read…there was I Can Haz Cheezburger. The site which features cats in arguably the most memorable meme is now going through its most memorable change.

Huh explained:

I recommended this change to our Board as we continue to get closer to profitability. We have been preparing for this transition for the last few months and I have learned that our investors are truly exceptional people as they have repeatedly demonstrated their helpfulness. I am thankful…

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