Political blog The Huffington Post has named Eric Hippeau as the new CEO. Hippeau was involved on the board of directors at The Huffington Post after SoftBank made an investment in the company. Hippeau will be replacing Betsy Morgan as she is leaving the company.
Hippeau had worked at media companies over the last 25 years. From 1993 to 2000, Hippeau was the CEO of Ziff Davis. Hippeau is also on the board of directors for Yahoo!, Buzz Media, BuzzFeed, Thumbplay, and Associated Content.