SOURCE: Tagged

April 04, 2011 15:00 ET

Tagged Names Myspace Senior Executive Tish Whitcraft as Chief Customer Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - April 4, 2011) - Tagged, the leading social network for meeting new people, today announced the key addition of Tish Whitcraft as Chief Customer Officer, a newly created senior position for the company. Whitcraft was formerly the SVP of Customer Experience and Operations for Myspace. She brings over 20 years of experience, including 5 years as Global Customer Experience Vice President with Yahoo!, to Tagged as its new leader of member experience and operations.

Tagged serves over 100 million registered users in 220 countries, and enables more than 100 million new friend connections each month. In addition to customer service and experience, Whitcraft will also be heading up Tagged's sales operations, content review, user safety and site security capabilities. Whitcraft's exciting hire follows the company's addition of James Takazawa from HP, as VP of People Operations. Both senior executives will be instrumental in cementing Tagged's position as the absolute best place for meeting people online.

"Excellence in customer experience and care is a top priority, and should be for every company," said Tagged's CEO Greg Tseng. "We were successful in recruiting Tish in a very aggressive environment, to again bring the best talent to Tagged. We're overjoyed she sees the unique opportunity here to shape the future of social networking."

Whitcraft joins Tagged from Myspace where she was SVP of Customer Experience and Operations, responsible for user experience. In that role she was also responsible for all the customer technology systems, content management systems, user insights and Myspace's online help experience. Previously Whitcraft served as Vice President of Global Customer Experience and Operations at Ooma. Before Ooma Tish was the executive responsible for Global Customer Operations and Customer Experience at Yahoo! Inc., leading customer care and experience for Yahoo!'s 850 million users in 48 markets across 68 different product categories.

"I have greatly enjoyed building some of the largest and most successful customer experience operations globally," offered Tish Whitcraft. "It is a perfect match to now join Tagged and help establish their customer experience preeminence, and deliver on their products, strategy and services as they rapidly grow."

About Tagged

Tagged is the leading social network for meeting new people. While other offerings focus on existing relationships, Tagged has established the category of social discovery. With over 100 million members in 220 countries, Tagged enables anyone to meet and socialize with new people through social games, customized profiles, virtual gifts, advanced browsing features and more. Tagged is based in San Francisco. More information is available at http://about-tagged.com/.

Contact Information

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    Peter Evers
    Natron Communications for Tagged
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