ValueClick Names John Giuliani Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Giuliani to Oversee U.S.-based Media, Affiliate Marketing &
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
ValueClick, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCLK) today announced that John Giuliani has
accepted the role of chief operating officer, effective immediately.
Prior to his promotion, Mr. Giuliani held the title of president of
ValueClick's Dotomi division and was Dotomi's chief executive officer at
the time of its acquisition by ValueClick in August, 2011. Mr. Giuliani
is also a member of ValueClick's board of directors.
Reporting to chief executive officer James R. Zarley, Mr. Giuliani will
oversee multiple U.S. ValueClick businesses, including: the ValueClick
Media and Dotomi online media businesses; the Commission Junction
affiliate marketing business; and the Mediaplex technology business. The
president of each business — Kerri Pollard of Commission Junction, Bill
Todd of ValueClick Media, and David Yovanno of Mediaplex — will now
report to Mr. Giuliani. ValueClick's Owned & Operated and European
operations will continue to report to Mr. Zarley.
"John's digital and database marketing expertise and leadership skills
make him the perfect choice to drive the integration of our businesses,
allowing our customers to leverage our unique vision," said James R.
Zarley, chief executive officer of ValueClick. "I am excited about the
prospect of crystalizing our divisions into a full solution set, and I
look forward to working with John and our other leaders to capitalize on
our industry's growth opportunities in the years to come."
"I am excited to accept this role to help bring together and leverage
ValueClick's strong portfolio of digital marketing businesses," said
John Giuliani, chief operating officer of ValueClick. "I see tremendous
opportunity to build upon the strengths of each individual business so
our clients achieve more of their digital marketing goals at greater
scale and efficiency through ValueClick."
ValueClick, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCLK) is one of the world's largest digital
marketing companies. Through a unique combination of data, technology
and services, ValueClick increases brand awareness and drives customer
acquisition at scale for the world's largest advertisers, and maximizes
advertising revenue for tens of thousands of online and mobile
publishers. ValueClick's brands include Commission Junction, ValueClick
Media, Dotomi, Greystripe, Mediaplex, Smarter.com, CouponMountain.com,
Investopedia.com, and PriceRunner. The Company is based in Westlake
Village, California, and has offices in major advertising markets
worldwide. For more information, please visit www.valueclick.com.
This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks
and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the risk that market
demand for on-line advertising in general, and performance based on-line
advertising in particular, will not grow as rapidly as predicted, the
risk that legislation and governmental regulation could negatively
impact the Company's performance, the effects of recent acquisitions on
ValueClick's financial results, the potential inability to successfully
operate or integrate Dotomi's business, including the potential
inability to retain customers, key employees or vendors. Actual results
may differ materially from the results predicted, and reported results
should not be considered an indication of future performance. Important
factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements are detailed
under "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission made from time to time by ValueClick, including, but
not limited to: its annual report on Form 10-K filed on February 29,
2012; recent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q; and other current reports
on Form 8-K.
Gary J. Fuges, CFA
Source: ValueClick, Inc.
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