AOL has hired Jeff Levick, a former executive at Google. Levick will become the president of global advertising and strategy, who will directly report to new AOL CEO Tim Armstrong. Armstrong himself was Google’s former North America ad sales head a couple of months ago.
?This is a perfect time to join AOL and I firmly believe that AOL?s best days are ahead of it,? stated Levick. ?The company has one of the largest and most engaged audiences on the Web, some of the best advertising technology in the business, and a powerful third-party network. There is great opportunity here for us to capture.?
Greg Coleman was replaced by Levick. The reason why he was let go is unknown. Coleman joined AOL in February 2009. That he was at AOL for less than 3 months! Coleman was an advertising head at Yahoo! before AOL.