Vance ankles ABC Internet Group

Cyberbiz Brief

Patricia Vance has ankled her post as senior veep of the ABC Internet Group to serve as prexy and CEO of Gotham-based HalfthePlanet.com, an online resource for disabled people.

Vance, an 18-year vet at the Alphabet net, first started in the video enterprise division. She joined ABC’s multimedia group in 1993; by 1997, Vance was asked to head ABC.com and take over ABCNews.com. Oprah.com and Oscar.com also fell under her jurisdiction.

In her new post, Vance replaces former Universal Studios senior veep David Brenner, who founded the HalfthePlanet in 1999.

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