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PeopleFinders.com

September 09, 2009 09:00 ET

PeopleFinders.com Attracts Former WhitePages.com Vice President

Derek Netelenbos Joins as Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwire - September 9, 2009) - PeopleFinders.com, the premier online service that helps consumers quickly find and connect with anyone, anywhere, today announced the addition of Derek Netelenbos as senior vice president of sales and business development. In this position, Netelenbos will lead the company's advertising sales and distribution partnership initiatives.

Netelenbos joined PeopleFinders.com following six years as VP of advertising sales and business development at WhitePages.com. He brings deep expertise in creating advertising packages and driving rapid growth from sales, as well as closely managing affairs between partners and business affiliates. Netelenbos will support further corporate development at PeopleFinders.com through the implementation of personnel training programs and recruitment for sales and business development staff.

"Derek has a history of driving significant and rapid growth in sales and is deeply knowledgeable about our industry's landscape," said Bryce Lane, president and COO of PeopleFinders.com. "His ability to motivate and guide his teams coupled with a creativity for designing innovative programs for advertisers will renew and strengthen our overall sales and business development initiatives moving forward."

"The people-search industry continues to expand, creating confusion among consumers and advertisers, and driving a need for a one-stop-shop destination to find information," Netelenbos said. "By reinforcing our relationships with existing business partners and focusing on creating strategic alliances within the space, PeopleFinders.com aims to close the gap among people search providers and deliver the most accurate, comprehensive information available to consumers."

Prior to WhitePages.com, Netelenbos held senior marketing and product management positions at Loudeye Technologies. He was also a top performing national account executive for AT&T, and a consultant for Ernst & Young. Netelenbos graduated from the University of Washington and holds a B.A. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and Marketing.

About PeopleFinders.com

PeopleFinders.com is the premier online service that helps consumers quickly find and connect with anyone, anywhere. The service provides comprehensive searches including people search, background checks, criminal checks, business ownership and other public records. PeopleFinders.com is the only company that can search billions of records spanning the last 40 years, making search results more comprehensive and accurate than competitors. PeopleFinders.com was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Sacramento, California. For more information, visit www.peoplefinders.com.

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