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YAHOO APPOINTS LISA UTZSCHNEIDER CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) today announced the appointment of Lisa Utzschneider as Chief Revenue Officer. In this new role, Lisa will lead Yahoo’s sales organization globally to serve the needs of advertisers worldwide. All sales teams globally will report to Lisa.
Lisa joined Yahoo as Senior Vice President, Sales, Americas last year and has been pivotal in structuring the sales teams across North and South America for growth. She has successfully integrated sales across Yahoo, BrightRoll, Flurry and Tumblr to help bring new opportunities and tremendous value to advertisers.
“Lisa's successful leadership of our Americas sales team and proven experience building global businesses will be invaluable as we continue on our path to growth and returning this iconic company to greatness,” said Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. “Her deep knowledge of digital advertising and ability to maximize value for advertisers make Lisa the right leader for our sales efforts as we work to scale our business globally.”
“I am thrilled to take on this new role as we continue to build and align our sales operations globally," said Utzschneider. “Since joining Yahoo, I have been impressed by the talented teams committed to driving innovation and growth, and I look forward to expanding our capabilities and relationships with advertisers on a global scale."
Lisa brings more than 15 years of experience leading sales, strategy, and revenue generation within the digital advertising space. Previously, Lisa was Vice President of Global Advertising Sales at Amazon leading the company’s display advertising efforts. She joined Amazon in 2008, responsible for ad sales and operations for a range of Amazon owned and operated websites, including Amazon, IMDb and DPReview. Prior to Amazon, Lisa spent 10 years at Microsoft where she lead advertising initiatives in product development, sales strategy, and online industry standards capacities.
Yahoo is a guide focused on informing, connecting, and entertaining our users. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the world. In turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses. Yahoo is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and has offices located throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. For more information, visit the pressroom (pressroom.yahoo.net) or the Company's blog (yahoo.tumblr.com).