Ned Brody has been named senior vice president of the Americas. Brody most recently served as CEO of AOL Networks. He also served as AOL’s chief revenue officer.
As senior VP of the Americas, Brody will oversee Yahoo!’s ad business in North and South America. He will report to Henrique de Castro, Yahoo!’s COO.
“Ned is a fantastic client and team leader who brings great vision, analytical insight and experience to Yahoo,” said de Castro, in a statement. “His knowledge of advertising and technology, combined with his ability to effectively lead large organizations will be critical as we continue to build a world class team and grow Yahoo in the Americas and worldwide.”