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PEOPLEFINDERS.COM ATTRACTS FORMER WHITEPAGES.COM VICE PRESIDENT
Derek Netelenbos Joins as Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development
Sacramento, CA – 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.
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.