MSN Names Yusuf Mehdi New Chief Advertising Strategist

ClickZ reports MSN has named Yusuf Mehdi as the chief advertising strategist for the new MSN Online Business Group. MSN's Online Business Group is to manage the ads sales, work on business development and marketing for the MSN Live products, Windows Live products and other "MSN platforms." David Cole, who will be leaving MSN in April, will temporarily run the Online Business Group at MSN.