WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 25, 2007 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), a leading provider of consumer Internet and media services, today announced the appointment of Erik Randerson, CFA, to vice president, investor relations. Randerson brings more than 15 years of financial analysis and investor relations experience to the role, primarily with Internet and technology companies. Reporting to Charles S. Hilliard, president and chief financial officer, Randerson will serve as the primary liaison between United Online and the investment community.
"I am pleased to welcome a seasoned investor relations executive like Erik Randerson to the United Online team," said Charles S. Hilliard, president and chief financial officer, United Online. "Erik brings a strong track record of cultivating relationships with influential investors and effectively managing communications with all shareholders. His Internet experience and financial acumen is a great fit with our needs, as is his intimate knowledge of recurring-revenue business models like ours."
Randerson joins United Online after overseeing investor relations for Digital Insight (Nasdaq:DGIN), a provider of Internet banking services that was recently acquired by Intuit, and Tekelec (Nasdaq:TKLC), a supplier of Internet and telecommunications networking equipment. Previously, Randerson advised public companies at Allen & Caron, Inc., a leading investor relations consultancy, and served as an investment research analyst for William O'Neil & Company.
He received a B.A. in Economics from Whittier College and an M.B.A. from California State University, Long Beach. He is a member of the CFA Society of Los Angeles and a board member of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), Los Angeles.
About United Online®
United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD) is a leading provider of consumer Internet and media services. The company's Content & Media services include social networking (Classmates®) and online loyalty marketing (MyPoints®). Its Communications services include Internet access (NetZero®, Juno®), and email. United Online is headquartered in Woodland Hills, CA, with offices in New York, NY; Fort Lee, NJ; Renton, WA; San Francisco, CA; Schaumburg, IL; Orem, UT; Erlangen, Germany; and Hyderabad, India. For more information about United Online, please visit www.untd.com.
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