Well Known in Canada’s Digital industry, Moysey to Lead AOL Canada and will be a Member of the Global Management Council
TORONTO – AOL Inc. announced that Graham Moysey will join the company as General Manager, AOL Canada. Moysey will work with the Global Senior Executives and the Canadian leadership team to oversee the development and execution of the business strategy around AOL’s core objectives of content, advertising and local. He will report to Jeff Levick, President of AOL Global Advertising and Strategy, and will be based in AOL’s Toronto office.
“I am excited to join AOL and lead AOL Canada in continuing to deliver on the company’s mission to provide original, quality content to consumers,” said Graham Moysey, General Manager of AOL Canada. “At this time of rapid growth in the online content industry, we want to make sure we align to the US strategy while focusing on the wants and needs of our local Canadian audience and advertisers alike. I look forward to executing on these goals and representing the hard-working AOL Canada team on the Global Management Council.”
As General Manager, Moysey will be responsible for promoting the AOL brand and conducting a strategic review of the divisions in order to maximize the growth of the business. He will be focused on ensuring that the AOL brand is represented appropriately within the region while realizing the importance of locality.
Before joining AOL, Moysey served as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Digital Media at Canwest Global Communications, Canada’s largest integrated media company, where he was responsible for all revenue, product and digital strategies.
Prior to Canwest, Moysey was appointed Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Bell Canada, where he played an instrumental role in building the Sympatico and MSN strategic alliance. Moysey currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Interactive Advertising Bureau of Canada.
AOL Canada provides digital communications and content to Canadian consumers in the English and French languages. AOL Canada’s websites and proprietary marketing products provide effective solutions for advertisers to reach online consumers throughout Canada, the U.S. and elsewhere. AOL Advertising in Canada reaches almost 22 million unique visitors per month, a reach of over 88% of the market1. Additionally, the AOL Canada owned and operated sites reach almost 8.9 million unique visitors2.
AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) is a leading global Web services company with an extensive suite of brands and offerings and a substantial worldwide audience. AOL’s business spans online content, products and services that the company offers to consumers, publishers and advertisers. AOL is focused on attracting and engaging consumers and providing valuable online advertising services on both AOL’s owned and operated properties and third-party websites. In addition, AOL operates one of the largest Internet subscription access services in the United States, which serves as a valuable distribution channel for AOL’s consumer offerings.
1 comScore Media Metrix July 2010 data
2 comScore Media Metrix July 2010 data