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AOL Time Warner Names Lynton to Jobs

AOL Time Warner Inc. said Thursday it named Michael Lynton to the newly created position of president of international efforts as well as executive vice president.

Lynton, 42, will work to further develop the company’s international growth strategy through cross-divisional collaboration and the integration of international initiatives, alliances, acquisitions and investments, the New York-based media and communications company said.

Lynton, currently president of AOL International, and will continue to lead the organization and its operations in Asia, Latin America and Europe.

“He is the perfect choice to lead our combined international efforts and enable our divisions to more easily coordinate with one another to maximize our results,” Chief Operating Officer-elect Robert Pittman said in a statement.