Yahoo appoints Kat Downs Mulder as SVP and general manager of Yahoo News

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Yahoo has appointed Kat Downs Mulder to SVP and general manager of Yahoo News. She will report to Yahoo’s president of Home Ecosystem, Matt Sanchez, the company said in a statement.

As GM of the newly consolidated business, Ms. Downs Mulder will oversee global products, editorial and strategy for a unified Yahoo News, including the Yahoo homepage, news, entertainment and lifestyle content, according to Yahoo.

Ms. Downs Mulder was part of The Washington Post for the last 14 years, where she most recently served as chief product officer and managing editor.

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