YouTube Adds Netflix Content Chief And Ad Exchange Architect To VP Ranks

TechCrunch

YouTube is continuing the spate of recent executive-level hires begun under CEO Susan Wojcicki with two new additions to the top-level team today, according to sources familiar with the matter and confirmed by YouTube.

The new hires include Netflix VP of Content Acquisition Kelly Merryman, who takes on the VP of Content Partnerships role at YouTube; and Eyal Manor, who was most recently in charge of Display Infrastructure and Mobile at YouTube Engineering, and who spearheaded the development of Google’s Ad Exchange. Manor’s new VP role will see him lead development efforts designed to help creators make and share videos, as well as manage their channels and engaged with their fan base.

Merryman will be based in Beverly Hills and will report to her old boss at Netflix Robert Kyncl, who heads Content and Business Operations at Google. Her tenure at the streaming video site included the acquisition of Orange…

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