|By Business Wire||
|April 16, 2008 08:15 PM EDT||
InfoSpace, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSP) today announced that Michael Glover has been promoted to vice president, business development. In this role, Glover is responsible for all aspects of InfoSpace’s strategic partner strategy. Glover will report directly to Jim Voelker, chairman, president and chief executive officer of InfoSpace.
“Since joining InfoSpace in 2000, Mike has been a tremendous asset to our organization. He has played a critical role in securing our unique and long term agreements with both Google and Yahoo! into 2011,” said Voelker. “As he takes the new position, he will continue to ensure our strong relationships with current partners as well as develop new opportunities to grow the business.”
Glover brings more than 14 years of business development, sales and marketing experience to InfoSpace. He joined the firm in 2000 as a business development manager before being promoted to director in 2004 and senior director in 2006. Prior to InfoSpace, he was director of marketing at Uniglobe.com, an online travel agency. Glover began his career at Sterling Management as a product manager. Mr. Glover received his bachelor of science degree in business administration from Oregon State University.
About InfoSpace, Inc
InfoSpace, Inc., a leading developer of metasearch products, is focused on bringing the best of the Web to Internet users. InfoSpace’s proprietary metasearch technology combines the top results from several of the largest online search engines, providing fast and comprehensive search results on InfoSpace sites including Dogpile (www.dogpile.com) and WebFetch (www.webfetch.com). For the second consecutive year, JD Power and Associates ranked Dogpile highest in customer satisfaction among search engines. InfoSpace’s metasearch technology is also available on more than 100 partner sites, including content, community and connectivity sites. More information can be found at www.infospaceinc.com.
This release contains forward-looking statements relating to InfoSpace, Inc.'s promotion of Michael Glover as vice president, business development and the Company's ongoing online search business that are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. The words "believe," "expect," "intend," "anticipate," variations of such words, and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, but their absence does not mean that the statement is not forward-looking. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements regarding to the Company’s relationships with current partners and the development of new opportunities to grow InfoSpace’s online search business. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Factors that could affect InfoSpace's actual results include: general economic, industry and market sector conditions; the progress and costs of the development of our products and services; the timing and extent of market acceptance of those products and services; our dependence on companies to distribute our products and services; and retaining our relationships with current partners and our ability to attract and retain new partners. A more detailed description of certain factors that could affect actual results include, but are not limited to, those discussed in InfoSpace's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on form 10-Q as filed from time to time, in the section entitled "Risk Factors." Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. InfoSpace undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements to reflect new information, events or circumstances after the date of this release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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