New York
– Just three months after being hired to build the company’s ad platform,
Shashi Seth has left AOL (NYSE: AOL) for a similar position at Yahoo (NASD: YHOO).

"It is with a
heavy heart that I must tell you that I am resigning from my role at AOL,"
Seth wrote in an email to staff, published by All Things D.

"Very recent
developments in my personal life have made it impossible for me to maintain an
executive role that requires extensive travel."

Seth was named AOL’s
senior vice president of global advertising products in early October, working
for the company’s Silicon Valley offices.

position required extensive travel to and from AOL’s headquarters in New York.

"This new
role will enable me to remain local," he wrote.

He previously served as
the head of monetization for Google’s YouTube, and also worked as the product
lead for web search at Google.

AOL has named Jamie Fellows to head its Global
Advertising Products organization on an interim basis.


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