ATLANTA, GA. — Mark Westlake, a former executive with About.com, is the new executive vice president of sales and content for HowStuffWorks.com.

Westlake will be based in Manhattan, N.Y. where HowStuffWorks.com recently opened an office.

Westlake was senior vice president for sales and marketing at About.com. That company was acquired by The New York Times. He has also worked for Juno and Cox Interactive Sales.

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