Michael J. Kelly Named President-CEO of The Weather Channel Companies

Jul 21, 2009  •  Post A Comment

The Weather Channel Companies has tapped Michael J. Kelly, a former president of AOL Media Networks, as the group’s new president/CEO, the Hollywood Reporter reports.

In his new role, Kelly will oversee the all of the group’s operations, such as the Weather Channel, weather.com, the Weather Channel Interactive, Weather Services International and Weather Channel Mobile. He was most recently an advisor for Veronious Suhler Stevenson.

Kelly takes over from NBC Universal’s Lisa Gersh, whohad been interim CEO since last fall when NBCU bought the Weather Channel and its properties.

—Sergio Ibarra

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