Google ad exec to be Yahoo revenue chief

25 Jun 2012
Michael Barrett, who has been overseeing ad sales at Google since the search giant bought his AdMeld firm last year, is now to be chief or revenue at Yahoo. This was first reported by All Things Digital via an unnamed inside source. Since the original announcement, Yahoo has confirmed the hiring with the news release we've posted below.ATD suggests that this move is "a clear signal that the Si

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Sharon Hill

Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.