Groupon Shares Pop 11.6 Percent After CEO Andrew Mason Defends His Vision And Leadership

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http://techcrunch.com – Groupon shares (NASDAQ:GRPN) closed at 4.42, 11.62 percent above yesterday’s level. CEO Andrew Mason’s interview was highly anticipated today. Yesterday, AllThingsD reported that the board questioned Mason’s vision. Mason didn’t try to deny or pretend that nothing happened. Instead, he was very candid, going so far as to say that he would fire himself if he thought he wasn’t the right man for the job. He didn’t try to hide that investors currently have doubts. Groupon has had a tumultuous year, with shares falling from a 25.84 high point on February 8. At 4. (IT news)