LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) has named Penry Price as their advertising chief. Price was the president at ad-targeting company Dstillery (formerly known as Media6Degrees). Price used to be an ad executive at Google and will be joining LinkedIn officially in a few months.
Last month, LinkedIn also hired David Thacker as their vice president of products within the marketing solutions group. Thacker will be working closely with Price. Price will be the vice president of worldwide sales for the group.
Thacker previously worked at Google and Groupon in product and advertising positions.
[Source: USA Today]