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Ozuna named Schurz VP digital media

As of Sept 1, seven-year Schurz Communications director of sales and revenue development J.B. Ozuna will become the media group’s VP of digital media Here’s the announcement: J.B. Ozuna promoted to VP of Digital Media Kerry Oslund, Senior Vice President of Publishing and Emerging Media, is pleased to announce that J.B. Ozuna has been promoted to VP of Digital Media.   The...

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58.com drafts executives from competiton

p5rn7vb China’s largest online classified company, 58.com Inc., has recently recruited or promoted executives with experience in three other Chinese Internet businesses. The move hints at the further development of its business. The company announced Aug. 22 the appointment of a new director from Asia’s biggest Internet company, Tencent Holdings, Ltd, as well as the promotion to senior...

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ZIllow hires HomeFinder, UtahRealEstate execs

HomeFinder.com director of strategic partnerships Chris Keil, and UtahRealEstate.com director of business development Steve Allen have been hired away by real estate and rental giant Zillow. Here’s the announcement: Zillow Makes Two Key Industry Hires Steve Allen and Chris Kiel to help Zillow continue building lasting relationships with industry partners SEATTLE, Aug. 27,...

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Auction.com hires Yahoo VP

Auction.com Appoints Mindy Heppberger as Chief Legal Officer Former Yahoo! vice president, deputy general counsel will be based in the company’s Silicon Valley office IRVINE/BELMONT, CALIF. – Aug. 26, 2014 –Auction.com, LLC, the nation’s leading online real estate marketplace, today announced the appointment of Mindy Heppberger as executive vice president and chief legal...

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Monster, CareerBuilder, Dice challenged to ice-bucket drop for ALS Association

The ALS ice-bucket challenge has spread to the recruitment-site industry, in a most unusual way. Gigats.com, a recruitment site based in Orlando and owned by Softrock, a software and educational-referral company, has challenged Monster Worldwide, CareerBuilder and Dice.com to dump ice-water on the heads of CEOs Sal Iannuzzi, Matt Ferguson and Mike Durney (respectively) or to donate $100 per...

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TrueCar reports record revenue, net loss

TrueCar [NASDAQ: TRUE) reported record revenue for the second quarter of 2014,  up 62 percent year-over-year and a 24 percent jump in the number of certified dealers.  For the sixth consecutive quarter the money each dealer spent with TrueCar jumped as well, now at $6,195, for a YOY gain of 24 percent.  The bottom line was bad news for TrueCar, however. The net loss of more than $15 million...

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