Rich Named VP/GM At AOL Radio
October 24, 2006 at 1:09 PM (PT)
AOL has named MIKE RICH as VP/GM of AOL MUSIC, AOL RADIO, MOVIEFONE.COM and AOL TELEVISION, effective immediately. RICH joined the company as Exec. Dir./PROGRAMMING of AOL MUSIC in 2001 and is now responsible for all programming, products and business strategies for these four entertainment websites, reporting to Sr. VP/Programming BILL WILSON.
"MIKE's knowledge of both the programming and product aspects of our business makes him uniquely qualified to lead these key content areas for AOL," says WILSON. "MIKE has been an invaluable member of our team for more than five years and most recently has been a leading force in creating a next-generation Web 2.0 publishing system. We look forward to his contributions in this expanded role, and we believe he will be instrumental in allowing us to grow both our audience and advertising revenue."
Added RICH, "I am thrilled to have the opportunity to combine the reach of our AOL.COM audience with the power of a truly evolved Web 2.0 entertainment experience in music, radio, television and movies."