AOL has named Bob Lord its new CEO of AOL Networks. Lord most recently served as global CEO of Razorfish and CEO of Publicis’ Digital Technologies Division. AOL Networks sells ads through automated technology systems. It services 22,000 publishers.

“I know Bob will bring the same drive and energy to AOL Networks and accelerate growth in the business,” said Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL, in a statement. “His technology background will be pivotal as AOL continues its mission to simplify digital advertising at scale across platforms, screens and formats.”

Lord’s appointment is effective August 1.