45 posts and columns on Greg Coleman
Greg Coleman, the online advertising sales exec who keeps making bank after bouncing from top Web jobs, has a new one. The former Yahoo, AOL and Huffington Post sales leader has just taken a job as president of Criteo, a “personalized retargeting” company.
“I want this to be the last act of my life,” says AOL’s new content boss. CEO Tim Armstrong’s translation: It’s a “multiyear contract”
BoomTown Will Have What Greg Coleman's Having: HuffPo Ad Sales Head Scores Big Bucks Twice From AOL's ArmstrongAOL CEO Tim Armstrong is the gift that keeps on giving–at least to Greg Coleman. He’s the Chief Revenue Officer at the Huffington Post–for which the Internet giant just forked over $315 million to acquire–who will get a multimillion dollar payout from the deal. Except Coleman is the same guy whose three-year contract as AOL’s onetime sales head was paid out by Armstrong after he was replaced after only three months.
Former AOL CEO Steve Case is right to call out current AOL CEO Tim Armstrong’s fuzzy math. But that doesn’t mean this is a bad deal.