The Benefits of Talent Mobility

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On Sept. 3, Ned Brody, former chief executive of AOL Networks, officially joined Yahoo! as the company’s new chief of advertising in North and South America. Brody had resigned from AOL in April, but his recruitment was delayed because of a noncompete agreement preventing him from working for a competitor for 18 months. AOL decided not to try to keep Brody, but it wasn’t willing to release him from his noncompete.

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