MySpace Names CFO

Mark Rosenbaum returned to the News Corp. family in the newly created position of chief financial officer of social-networking site MySpace, where he will oversee all finance and accounting operations.

Rosenbaum most recently had been a consultant to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Prior to MGM, he served as senior vice president of corporate finance for Gemstar-TV Guide International, which was owned by News Corp. at the time, and as CFO of the and TV Guide Mobile units. He has also worked with SmartJog, 20th Century Fox and Disney.

MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta said:

Having led companies at every stage of their development, Mark understands both start-up culture and mature businesses, and he is well-suited to guide MySpace’s financial organization through its next phase of growth. We’re thrilled to add someone with his pedigree and experience to the team.

And Rosenbaum added:

MySpace is a world-class platform empowering users to broadcast, discover and express themselves. As one of the largest operations on the Internet, I’m inspired by the opportunity to join MySpace at such an exciting time. David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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