TORONTO, Oct. 26 /CNW/ - AOL Canada Inc. today announced the promotion of
Joseph Arcuri to the position of General Manager. Joseph will take over from
Jonathan Lister as the head of AOL Canada Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of
In his new role, Joseph will oversee all Canadian operations. Working
with the AOL Canada team, he will lead the ongoing expansion of news and
entertainment content on www.AOL.ca, and continue to grow the <a href="http://advertise.aol.ca">AOL Media</a>
<a href="http://advertise.aol.ca">Network's</a> leading presence in the online advertising community. The AOL Media
Network currently reaches more than 20 million online Canadians monthly.(*)
Over the past 20 years, Joseph has built a track record of success both
as an entrepreneur, having managed several pioneering technology businesses,
and as a member of the executive teams of some of corporate Canada's most
established blue-chip technology companies.
"As an experienced leader and technology entrepreneur, Joseph has a solid
reputation in Canada's online business landscape," says Maneesh Dhir,
Executive Vice President, AOL International. "Joseph's proven ability to build
profitable customer relationships, together with his focus on innovation makes
him the right person to spearhead AOL Canada's new online content and
Before joining AOL Canada, Mr. Arcuri co-founded one of Canada's first
managed IT service companies, Bird On A Wire Networks, which was subsequently
acquired by AT&T Canada (now Allstream). Mr. Arcuri also served as CFO of a
life-sciences technology company, and led Bell Canada's managed and outsourced
IT services group.
Jonathan Lister will be moving to London, UK to become Senior Vice
President, Operations, AOL Europe.
(*) comScore Media Metrix, April, 2007
About AOL Canada Inc.
AOL Canada Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of AOL LLC, the world's
leader in interactive services, Web brands, Internet technologies and
e-commerce services. AOL Canada helps people get more out of their Internet by
enhancing the scope of what they can do online, offering a host of services
customized for the Canadian audience and content relevant to their daily
lives. For more information, visit: www.aol.ca.
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