In a move that signals more exclusive programming for America Online’s
broadband subscribers, the ISP has named Kevin Conroy to a newly-created
position as executive vice president and chief operating officer for its
Conroy, who will report to AOL Broadband President Lisa Hook, will shift
out of position as a senior vice president in AOL’s
in order to take on his new executive role as COO of Broadband.
In the new position, Conroy is expected to oversee AOL for Broadband
business operations, including managing all aspects of the AOL for Broadband
service, the company said.
Conroy has been with AOL since 2001 when he joined the ISP as head of AOL
Music. The music division’s programming-driven formats and partnerships with
recording artists for exclusive concerts and content have helped turn the
company’s music offerings into one of its most popular features, including
its [email protected] program, which features exclusive performances and
interviews with recording artists
He has also worked on broadband programming initiatives such as
full-length live concerns every Friday, the company said.