Discovery names Kayse exec vp


Discovery Communications has named former AOL executive Kathleen Kayse as executive vp, digital media sales, the company said Thursday.

In this role, she will lead the development of ad sales strategies for Discovery's Web properties, including recent acquisitions and, and report to Discovery ad sales president Joe Abruzzese.

Kayse, a 24-year veteran of Time Warner, was previously executive vp, marketing solutions for AOL's Platform A group. Before that, she was publisher of People magazine and had also held similar positions at Money and Fortune Small Business magazines.