Lazar will report to Jim Schinella, the division's global vice-president of business development. He will be responsible for developing distribution partnerships with European mobile operators and broadband providers. Schinella joins from Turner Broadcasting, where he spent 12 years in a number of roles including overseeing its global wireless strategy for channels including CNN, Cartoon Network and TCM. He also worked at AOL on the development of its mobile content distribution.
Yahoo! Europe has appointed Mitch Lazar as the vice-president of business development for Connected Life, its broadband, mobile and digital home business division.