Gannett names its first chief revenue officer
McLean-based publishing company Gannett Co. Inc. has named Kevin Gentzel its first chief revenue officer (CRO).
Gentzel was head of advertising sales, North America at Yahoo! Before joining Yahoo!, Gentzel served as CRO of The Washington Post .
Gannett, a former publishing division, recently was spun off as a separate, publicly traded company. It kept the name of its former parent company.
The parent company retained its broadcast operations in the split and changed its name to Tegna.