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AOL Names William Pence Chief Technology Officer

aol-logo-9AOL has announced that William Pence is joining the company as global chief technology officer. Pence comes to the company from WebMD, where he served as executive vice president and CTO since 2007. He had also served as the company’s chief operating officer since 2012. Prior to his time as WebMD, Pence worked for Napster and IBM.

“Bill is a proven driver of technology teams and products and he has been at the heart of revolutionizing the way humans interact in the digitally connected world,” said Tim Armstrong, AOL’s CEO, in a statement.

Pence is succeeding Curtis Brown, who will leave AOL, “following a transition period.” Brown had been with AOL since 2010.

Pence’s appointment is effective April 30.

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AOL Names Curtis Brown Exec VP, CTO

Curtis Brown has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of AOL. Brown has been with AOL since 2010 and has been acting CTO since March of this year. In a statement announcing the title/role change, Tim Armstrong, Chairman and CEO of AOL, praised Brown’s wealth of experience.

“Curtis brings to the CTO role both deep technical experience and an authentic and engaging leadership style that has earned him the strong support of people throughout the Technology organization, the Technology Cabinet and the business leadership of the company” said Armstrong. “I’m especially pleased that this role provides us the opportunity to promote such a strong talent from within the AOL family.”

Brown’s new role is effective immediately.