AOL continued its moving and shaking today with the news that former AOL svp of international Jimmy Maymann will move into a new role as CEO of the Huffington Post Media Group.
As CEO, Maymann will focus on the development and growth of both the Huffington Post Web property and the still-young HuffPost Live streaming network. Maymann will also continue efforts to grow the brand overseas (The Huffington Post currently has editions in Canada, France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom).
Going forward, Maymann will be tasked with cultivating new brand partnerships for HuffPo, an initiative that the company has dabbled in via pacts with TED and Oprah, and something it is looking to continue to develop in the coming months.
Maymann joined AOL in 2011 after the company acquired his firm goviral.com for $96.7 million.