Infogroup Appoints John Hofmann Chief Financial Officer

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OMAHA, Neb., July 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Infogroup, the leading provider of innovative business data and marketing solutions, today announced John Hofmann was named to its executive leadership team as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.

"John's extensive experience in leading finance operations and driving profitable growth makes him an ideal CFO choice to help propel Infogroup's performance to new heights," stated Mike Iaccarino, Chairman and CEO, Infogroup. "John's track record of increasing value for customers, shareholders and employees will be a great complement to Infogroup's highly talented team of executives as we leverage Infogroup's ongoing strength and growth potential."

Hofmann will oversee all financial strategy, planning, management, and reporting as well as treasury, tax and investor relations for Infogroup. He brings over 15 years of private equity and management consulting experience across multiple technology sectors including: marketing services, data analytics, information services, enterprise software, communications and financial technology.

"I am excited to join InfoGroup as CFO," said Mr. Hofmann. "I have been impressed with Infogroup's data and marketing technology, its strong customer orientation and innovative strategy. I look forward to working with the entire management team to leverage these capabilities in order to drive continued growth in this dynamic market."

Hofmann comes to Infogroup from Silver Lake Sumeru where he sourced, executed, and managed new investments for the mid-market technology-focused private equity firm. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Hofmann was Vice President at GTCR Golder Rauner where he focused on mid-market leveraged buyouts and growth equity investments across a variety of industries. Previously, Hofmann was at McKinsey & Company where he performed strategic and operational assessments for numerous corporate clients. He also served on the boards of Syniverse Technologies, Medseek and National Processing Company. Hofmann holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Business School and a B.A. in History, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.

Hofmann will be based out of Infogroup's Dallas office along with Mr.Iaccarino and other corporate executives.

About Infogroup

Infogroup's 1,900 employees enable clients – from local businesses to the Fortune 100 – to increase sales and customer loyalty by leveraging our proprietary Data Axle™ of contextually relevant real-time information on more than 235 million individuals and 24 million businesses to deliver the complete spectrum of value added data and innovative targeted marketing solutions. For more information, visit www.infogroup.com.

CONTACT: Corporate Communications Phone: 402-836-5541 Email: corporate.communications@infogroup.com

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