Wired Digital Meltdown

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Two executives have left the San Francisco office of Lycos, and their posts will not be filled locally. Mary Murphy, senior VP-marketing for Lycos' Wired Digital left to pursue other job opportunities. Ms. Murphy oversaw Wired brands including the HotBot search engine and Wired News. Industry veteran Rick Boyce, VP-ad sales at Lycos has been named president of networks for teen site Snowball.com, San Francisco. Mr. Boyce, credited with selling the first banner on the Web when HotWired launched in 1994, was senior VP-advertising and commerce at Wired Digital before Lycos bought the company. Garret Vreeland director of sales for the East Coast, will cover the territory from New York.

Copyright March 2000, Crain Communications Inc.

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