INDIANAPOLIS, March 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Angie's List (Nasdaq:ANGI) announced today that Robert B. Wiseman will join the company as Chief Technology Officer on March 19, 2014.
Mr. Wiseman had served since 2006 as CTO for Sabre Travel Network, Airline Solutions and Travelocity, which are holdings of the Southlake, Texas-based Sabre, a privately held technology solutions provider to the global travel and tourism industry.
Prior to that role, he served as CTO for Cendant in Denver; and senior vice president, future technologies for Orbitz, Inc. based in Chicago and similar roles for Fairair.com and Delta Air Lines Inc. He is originally from Barnsley, England.
"We are extremely excited to have Robert join the Angie's List team," said Angie's List CEO Bill Oesterle. "His experience and track record with high-volume, consumer-centric ecommerce companies will be incredibly valuable to us as we continue to raise the bar on local service."
Wiseman, who will relocate to the Indianapolis headquarters of Angie's List, said he is eager to get started.
"Angie's List is developing all the necessary components to revolutionize home services and I'm looking forward to helping the company reach its ambitious goals," Wiseman said.
Angie's List helps more than 2 million consumers in more than 240 cities across the U.S. have happy transactions with local service providers in 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. The subscription business model includes a highly structured accountability process designed to provide members with highly reliable information they use to make hiring decisions. Angie's List members have access to local consumer ratings and reviews, exclusive discounts, the Angie's List magazine, and the Angie's List complaint resolution service.
All statements in this press release that are not historical are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act as amended, including statements regarding Angie's List's expectations with respect to its executive leadership team and growth opportunities. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially for Angie's List from those projected. These and other risk factors are discussed in Angie's List's Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2013, and other filings that Angie's List makes with the SEC from time to time.