AOL appoints Google exec to head advertising (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

Time Warner Inc’s AOL Internet unit said on Thursday it has appointed former Google Inc executive Jeff Levick as president of global advertising and strategy, overseeing its Platform-A advertising sales business.

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What Online Ad Meltdown? TPM Creates In-House Ad Sales Business Headed By Former Yahoo (paidContent.org via Yahoo! Finance)

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

Left-of-center political news blog TPM has tapped former Yahoo ad sales exec Diane Rinaldo to kickstart the site’s own in-house ad sales business. Although online ad revenues in general have been slowing down over the past year, TPM execs say that they have benefited from the 2008 presidential race?it claims to have reached 3.1 million monthly uniques last October?and it’s been able to maintain …

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