Safka will continue in his role as CEO of Primal Ventures, a new entity created to develop business opportunities for IAC. He succeeds Jim Lanzone, who left Ask.com to become an entrepreneur-in-residence at Redpoint Ventures, a venture capital company.
Scott Garell has been named president of Ask.com; he had been CEO of IAC Consumer Applications & Portals. John Park succeeds Garell, from was exec VP-general manager of toolbars and portals at IAC Consumer Applications & Portals.
Peter Horan, CEO of IAC Media and Advertising, has taken on responsibility for Ask Sponsored Listings and IAC Mobile.