AOL, which is expected to be spun off from Time Warner as an independent company later this year, has named the members of its Board of Directors, who will join CEO and Chairman Tim Armstrong at the table. They are:
- Richard Dalzell, former Chief Information Officer of Amazon.
- Karen Dykstra, a partner at Plainfield Asset Management LLC and Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Plainfield Direct Inc.
- Bill Hambrecht, founder, chairman and CEO of WR Hambrecht + CP, a financial services firm, and a board member of Motorola.
- Patricia Mitchell, president and CEO of The Paley Center for Media, a non-profit group, and board member of Sun Microsystems.
- Michael Powell, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and board member of Cisco Systems.
- Fredric Reynolds, retired Chief Financial Officer for CBS Corp.
- James Stengel, president and CEO of The Jim Stengel Company, LLC, a think tank and consulting firm, and board member of Motorola.
- James Wiatt, an independent consultant and former chairman and CEO of the William Morris Agency.
In May, Time Warner announced plans to spin off the ailing AOL into a separate company.