Huffington Post names AOL executive Jimmy Maymann as CEO

Dec 6 (Reuters) - The Huffington Post Media Group, which

publishes the Huffington Post news site, said on Thursday it

named Jimmy Maymann chief executive.

Maymann, who previously headed AOL International, will

report to Arianna Huffington, president and editor-in-chief, as

well as chair of the Huffington Post Media Group, the company

said.

Maymann joined AOL Inc after the company bought

goviral.com, which Maymann had co-founded, for $96.7 million in

January 2011.

The Huffington Post, founded in 2005, was bought by AOL in

2011 for $315 million.

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