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News BytePatch, AOL’s local news platform, now has a president and COO, and it’s Steven Kalin, who previously held the COO position at radio syndication giant Westwood One and health and fitness publisher Rodale. He’ll report to Jon Brod, Patch’s CEO and co-founder.
News Bytenamed Jacqueline Reses, most recently head of the U.S. media group at Apax Partners, as its executive vice president of people and development, overseeing human resources and corporate development.
News Bytenamed John Schultz as executive VP and general counsel, replacing David Healy, who took the post on an interim basis in December. Schultz, who joined HP in 2008, will serve on the executive council and report to CEO Meg Whitman.
News Bytethe company said today. Brown is headed for Polycom, where he’ll serve as CFO and COO. His last day at EA will be Feb. 17, and Kenneth Barker, chief accounting officer, will hold down the fort until a replacement is named. In another change, Mark Tonnesen is joining EA as senior VP and CIO.
News Byteannounced today that Leslie Kilgore, its chief marketing officer since 2000, will join the board as a non-executive director. That leaves the company in the market for a new CMO; VP of Marketing Jessie Becker will serve in the interim. And in one more move, Jonathan Friedland becomes chief communications officer.