AOL Lays Off 100 Employees At Platform-A

  • April 21, 2008
Under the direction of new Platform-A head Lynda Clarizio, AOL is planning to cut about 100 employees across the ad-selling unit.

The unit presently employs about 1,600 people. The consolidation is expected to be complete by the end of the month.

Last week, launched a self-service tool dubbed PubAccess for small Web publishers to sell and manage ads on their sites.

The launch of the manual tool comes amid reports that is in the process of cutting its sales force in half at the behest of Clarizio, who recently transitioned from president of to run AOL's broader ad-network group, Platform A.

--Gavin O'Malley

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