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Cherukuri Lands at Huffington Post

peter.jpg “Peter’s passion and experience make him absolutely perfect to lead our continued expansion in D.C.,” gushed Arianna Huffington about Huff Post’s new Washington Bureau General Manager Peter Cherukuri.

Cherukuri, former publisher of Roll Call, is one of several new executives recently hired by HuffPo Chief Revenue Officer Greg Coleman to focus on expansion in markets like D.C., New York and Los Angeles. Huffington says the new GM role was established to increase the site’s presence through “events, advertising and advocacy.”

“The Huffington Post has done a great job with technology and editorial,” Greg Coleman told FishbowlDC. “With five years and 17.7 million unique visitors/monthly to our credit, we’re now focusing more attention on business development in key cities. Peter’s role is critical to our growth and recognition in the D.C. market,” added Coleman.

In his new role, Cherukuri joins eighteen Washington bureau staffers in HuffPo’s downtown office.

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HuffPo Names New President and Chief Revenue Officer

Greg Coleman, former Executive Vice President of Global Sales at Yahoo!, has been named HuffPo’s new President and Chief Revenue Officer. Coleman is replacing the current Chief Revenue Officer James Smith, who is leaving the company.

Coleman was most recently President of Platform-A, AOL’s advertising business. Prior to AOL, Coleman served as President and CEO of NetSeer, a start-up company focused on next generation search and ad targeting. Before that, he was Executive Vice President of Global Sales at Yahoo!.