Yahoo! Canada names new country manager

Claude Galipeau is joining the company in the role, which will see him responsible for sales and operations in Canada.

Yahoo! Canada has announced the addition of Claude Galipeau in the role of country manager.

Galipeau starts today and will be responsible for sales and operations for Yahoo! Canada in the new role, which will see him based out of Toronto.

Prior to joining Yahoo! Canada, Galipeau most recently worked as COO at social media performance management company Syncapse and has previously held roles including working as SVP and GM, digital media, Rogers Media, VP of digital media at Astral Media and SVP of digital media at Alliance Atlantis.

Yahoo! Canada’s last country manager was Michel Protti who held the role until March 2012 and now works as SVP of strategy and business operations at Guggenheim Media in San Francisco.