Homejoy Names Mark Vranesh as Chief Financial Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Homejoy, the home services online platform, today announced today it has appointed Mark Vranesh as its Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Vranesh most recently served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer for Zynga Inc., one of the world's leading providers of social game services, helping the company achieve rapid growth from venture funded start-up to reaching more than one billion players in 200 countries, and recording annual revenues in excess of one billion dollars.

Prior to Zynga, Mr. Vranesh held senior finance roles at Fortinet, Inc., a computer and network security company and at Support.com, a provider of cloud-based customer support services and software.

"I'm so excited to join the dynamic Homejoy team which has achieved so much in two short years," said Mr Vranesh. "As well as overseeing the financial and administrative function of the company, I'm looking forward to working alongside founders Adora and Aaron Cheung and their management team to increase Homejoy's visibility in the marketplace as we scale the business globally."

"Our team is thrilled to welcome Mark," said Homejoy CEO Adora Cheung. "He brings significant experience in corporate finance to our management team and will provide critical support as we grow."

About Homejoy

Based in San Francisco, Homejoy is an online platform that connects customers with screened, background-checked and certified home service professionals. Founded in July 2012 by brother-sister duo Aaron and Adora Cheung, Homejoy is a graduate of the Y Combinator incubator and funded by investors including Google Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Max Levchin, First Round Capital, and Resolute Ventures. Homejoy currently operates in 30 markets in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Germany. For more information visit www.homejoy.com.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Gareth Edmondson-Jones press@homejoy.comSource: Homejoy