Infogroup Hires Prominent Attorney as General Counsel

OMAHA, Neb., April 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Infogroup, the leading provider of high-value data and multichannel marketing solutions, announced today that Robert B. Weathersby will join the Leadership Team as General Counsel.

"I'm really excited to become part of the Infogroup team," said Weathersby. "The innovations around real-time and Big Data technology solutions were a definite draw for me. I'm looking forward to working with the team to further strengthen our business and help drive value and revenue for our clients."

Profiled last year by ALM's Business & Commercial Law Journal as one of Texas' "Top Rated Lawyers," Weathersby brings over 25 years of business litigation experience to Infogroup. Prior to joining Infogroup, Weathersby was a partner at Andrews Kurth LLP, an international law firm that is the 8th largest in Texas. As a Partner, he represented a varied clientele of both public and private companies in technology, computer hardware, financial services, oil, healthcare and wireless providers. He has extensive experience in civil jury and non-jury trials, appeals in state and federal courts as well as commercial and tort litigation. Weathersby has also prosecuted and responded to appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals.

Weathersby earned a Bachelor of Science in International Trade and Finance as well as his Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University. He will be based out of the Dallas office.

"Infogroup continues to attract and acquire top talent from across disciplines," stated Mike Iaccarino, Chairman & CEO, Infogroup. "Besides having an impressive record of wins, Weathersby has the expertise, tenacity and forthrightness we were looking for. We are very pleased to have him join our team."

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:

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Source: Infogroup