AOL NAMES PRESIDENT OF INTERACTIVE SERVICES

Radio Veteran Jimmy de Castro to Develop Subscription-Based Programs

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NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- AOL Time Warner on April 11 will name veteran radio executive Jimmy de Castro president of America Online Interactive Services, according to people familiar with the situation.

His appointment comes

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Mr. de Castro takes the role vacated by Jonathan Sacks, who left the company several months ago. Mr. de Castro will help develop and market AOL's subscription-based music services, such as AOL MusicNet, a $9.95-a-month service available over AOL Time Warner's broadband service.

A general managers for various radio stations in chicago, Mr. de Castro was vice chairman of AMFM, a radio company that was acquired by Clear Channel Communications.

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