Yahoo has appointed Michael Barrett as executive vice president and Chief Revenue Officer. Mr. Barrett will be responsible for Yahoo’s advertising revenue and operations globally for the company, with Americas, EMEA and APAC regional leads reporting to him.
In his new role at Yahoo, which he will assume in early July, Mr. Barrett will be part of the senior executive team, reporting directly to Ross Levinsohn, Interim CEO, Yahoo.
Mr. Barrett joins Yahoo from Google where he led the integration efforts following Google’s acquisition of Admeld, in December 2011. Mr. Barrett joined Admeld as CEO in 2008. Prior to Admeld, Mr. Barrett worked at Fox Interactive Media as executive vice president and chief revenue officer, where he oversaw worldwide revenue for all properties including MySpace and FoxSports.com. Before that, Mr. Barrett served as executive vice president of Sales and Partnerships at AOL Media Networks and held senior sales positions at interactive leaders Yahoo, GeoCities and Disney Online.