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SquareTrade Expands Executive Team with Appointment of Michael Adler as CFO and Dina Furash as SVP of Strategic Partnerships



 SquareTrade Expands Executive Team with Appointment of Michael Adler as CFO
               and Dina Furash as SVP of Strategic Partnerships

PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 4, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SquareTrade®, the top-rated
protection plan trusted by millions of happy customers, today announced that
Michael Adler has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and
Dina Furash has joined as SVP of Strategic Partnerships.  As CFO, Adler will
be responsible for SquareTrade's global finance functions including financial
planning and analysis, accounting, tax, and treasury. As SVP of Strategic
Partnerships, Furash will be responsible for building innovative partnerships
with national retailers and expanding SquareTrade's presence within current
channel partners.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121204/SF23079)

"We are delighted to welcome these world-class executives to the SquareTrade
family," commented Steve Abernethy, SquareTrade's president and CEO. "Mike is
a proven financial executive and strategic thinker in consumer services. His
strong track record overseeing financial strategy and executing growth
strategies at many successful public and private companies -including most
recently Expedia, Inc. - make him a great choice for SquareTrade as we focus
on managing rapid growth as we transform a massive industry"." 

Abernethy continued, "Dina's broad experience working with top national
retailers and distributors, her strong sense of consumer shopping behavior,
and her knowledge of in-store and online merchandising make her the ideal
executive to lead SquareTrade's business development. Mike and Dina's talent
and experience will help drive the Company's growth and execution in the years
to come."

Prior to joining SquareTrade, Michael Adler served as executive vice president
and CFO of Expedia (NASDAQ:EXPE), the world's largest online travel company,
for nearly six years. During his time at Expedia, he drove a strategy of
profitable growth as the company rapidly expanded its international business,
significantly diversified its revenue base and substantially improved its
operating efficiency. Prior to Expedia, Michael served as SVP of financial
planning and analysis for IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ:IACI), a leading media
and Internet company with brands including Ask.com, CitySearch and Match.com.
Before joining IAC, Michael served in senior leadership positions at companies
including SchoolSports (now known as ESPN Rise) and Cheyenne Software. Michael
currently serves on the Board of Directors for Yodle, Inc., a leader in local
online marketing.  He holds a BS in Economics from The Wharton School of the
University of Pennsylvania, and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law
School.

Before joining SquareTrade, Dina Furash served as SVP of Sales & GM at Green
Dot Corporation (NYSE: GDOT), the pioneer of prepaid, reloadable debit cards
through retailers like Wal-Mart, Walgreens, 7-Eleven and Kroger. Under her
leadership, Green Dot expanded its distribution and in-store presence in major
retailers across the country and became America's leading reload and cash
acceptance network.  Before joining Green Dot, Dina was VP of Sales &
Marketing for fast-growing supply chain technology company, CaseStack Inc.,
which provides supply chain solutions to consumer packaged goods companies and
the country's largest retailers. Prior to CaseStack, Dina oversaw sales,
strategy and M&A at both Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ:ZBRA) and Eltron
International, Inc. - two leading barcode and RFID technology providers.  Dina
holds a B.A. degree from Pepperdine University and an M.B.A. degree from The
Anderson School at U.C.L.A.

About SquareTrade

SquareTrade is the top-rated protection plan trusted by millions of happy
customers for its fast and exceptional service. SquareTrade protects mobile
devices, laptops and tablets, and other consumer electronics and appliances
from malfunctions, accidental damage and life's frequent mishaps. Unlike
old-fashioned warranties, SquareTrade is designed for today's consumer and
uses innovative technology to deliver a zero hassle claims process.
SquareTrade has more than 170,000 fans on FaceBook, consistently wins industry
awards and receives thousands of 5-star reviews for its legendary customer
service. Top retailers around the world offer SquareTrade, achieving a 200%
increase in sales on average and happier customers. SquareTrade's rapid
transformation of the warranty industry attracted one of the largest private
capital raises in 2012, with a $238 million round led by Bain Capital and Bain
Capital Ventures. Headquartered in San Francisco and London, SquareTrade is
privately held. For more information, go to www.squaretrade.com.

PRESS CONTACT:
Jessica Hoffman
jessica@squaretrade.com
415-541-1000, ext.1063

SOURCE SquareTrade

Website: http://www.squaretrade.com
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