AOL (NYSE:AOL) today announced that global marketing veteran Kim Kadlec is joining the company as Head of Relationship Management. She will focus on building strategic distribution partnerships with leading, large-scale organizations to strengthen and grow the audience for AOL’s content, brands, and platforms around the world. She joins AOL from Johnson & Johnson, where she most recently was the Worldwide Vice President, Global Marketing Group.
She has been with J&J for the past eight years steering the company’s global media practice. She’s been focused on innovation, content and technology as a way to determine optimal media investment strategies.Previously, she was Vice President, Branded Entertainment with NBC Universal, where she launched the company’s first division dedicated to integrating brand storytelling into TV programming. She has held senior roles with Fox Entertainment Group and with media agencies Universal McCann and Zenith Media. Kadlec is a member of the Business Advisory Council for the Farmer School of Business at Miami University (Ohio), and sits on the Boards of the American Advertising Federation, the Association of National Advertisers and DoSomething.org. She has been recognized throughout her career for excellence by organizations such as AdAge and the Advertising Education Foundation. About AOL AOL Inc. (NYSE:AOL) is a brand company, committed to continuously innovating, growing, and investing in brands and experiences that inform, entertain, and connect the world. The home of a world-class collection of premium brands, AOL creates original content that engages audiences on a local and global scale. We help marketers connect with these audiences through effective and engaging digital advertising solutions.