An AOL spokeswoman said the marketing
Richard Taylor, senior vice president for brand advertising and promotions, will pick up Mr. Short's duties. Mr. Taylor also has been at AOL for about a year.
The AOL spokeswoman said that while Mr. Taylor now will manage agency relationships that had been managed by Mr. Short, no changes are expected.
AOL's creative agencies are Omnicom Group's BBDO Worldwide and independent Wieden & Kennedy, Portland, Ore. Interpublic Group of Cos.' Initiative Media will handle the $300 million media services account.