Backed by Verizon Data and New Targeting Tools, AOL Hires Its First Chief Mobile Officer

Mark Connon will report to CEO Tim Armstrong


BARCELONA, Spain—After being acquired by Verizon for $4.4 billion and buying ad network Millennial Media for $238 million last year, AOL has a new mobile chief tasked with growing the company's revenue and competing with the likes of Google, Facebook and Twitter for a piece of the growing mobile pie.

Mark Connon, previously evp of platform business at Millennial Media, has been elevated to the newly created position of global chief mobile officer for AOL platforms and advertising.

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