Andrew Mason's role as chief executive officer of Groupon Inc. is on the line as board members meeting today in Chicago discuss whether to seek new leadership at the top of the troubled provider of daily coupons.

Some directors plan to voice frustration with Mason's efforts to find new areas of growth amid ebbing demand for online coupons, and they will urge the board to weigh the advantages of seeking a new CEO, a person with knowledge of the matter said this week. The person asked not to be identified because the meeting isn't public.

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