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Topic: Tim Armstrong

Fast Chat: Tim Armstrong

Upon decent Q2 earnings, AOL's CEO talks video series, portal alliance, Ad.com's comeback

AOL announced quarterly earnings on Wednesday, and while the numbers weren't exactly stellar, there were numerous positive signs. Traffic is up, as are global ad dollars and video views. A…

AOL Ad Revenue Up for Fifth Straight Quarter

Domestic display flat, total revenue beats estimates

Maybe AOL should engage in proxy fights with activist investors more often. In the same quarter that the company grappled with Starboard Value over the makeup of AOL’s board and…

The Givers

From the top ranks of AOL and A+E Networks, to Havas and Time Inc., a portfolio of people doing good

Despite a still-iffy economy and another dip in consumer confidence last month, Americans continue to open their checkbooks for charity, with total philanthropic donations last year growing 4 percent to…

AOL Restructures, Names COO

CEO Armstrong taps CFO Artie Minson to oversee three new divisions at portal

Tim Armstrong is once again tweaking AOL’s organizational structure, hoping to provide the inconstant portal with some momentum and steady direction. To help, the AOL CEO has elevated the company’s…

AOL Re-elects Its Board Despite Shareholder Protest

Move is a victory of sorts for CEO Tim Armstrong

AOL has won a victory in its public battle with one of the company's major investors, Starboard Value. The Web portal announced this morning that it reelected all of its…

AOL Takes Gloves Off in Proxy Fight

Activist investor 'lacks understanding,' writes Tim Armstrong

A few weeks ago it looked as though AOL was winning its proxy fight whereas Yahoo’s efforts were floundering. While Yahoo seems to have lost its battle with activist investor…

AOL's 'Off-Tune' Sales Strategy Puzzles Some

Buyers pine for better ads, less drama from the portal

In explaining AOL’s disappointing display ad results in Q1, a surprising frank CEO Tim Armstrong offered several explanations. During Wednesday’s earnings call, Armstrong said, “we have had a display strategy…

Fast Chat: AOL CEO Tim Armstrong

Upon mixed Q1 earnings, exec discusses the slow pace of Devil, video

AOL announced its first-quarter earnings this morning, and the numbers were a mixed bag. Overall revenue was up, but U.S. display advertising was down 1 percent—not good news in an…

AOL Q1 Revenue Down as Display Advertising Softens

CEO Armstrong 'not happy' with the numbers

AOL chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong said he predicted business to rebound in the year after first-quarter revenue fell 4 percent year over year to $529.4 million on declines in U.S.…

Portals Battle Activist Investors

Yahoo, AOL activist investors call for board shake-ups

An embattled CEO like Yahoo’s Scott Thompson or AOL’s Tim Armstrong isn’t likely to welcome a proxy fight. But maybe they should. B. Riley analyst Sameet Sinha said proxy fights­—when…

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