John Henderson Joins Leadership Team at Answers Former TripAdvisor Executive Appointed Senior Vice President of Sales; Joins Growing Executive Team Business Wire ST. LOUIS -- April 29, 2013 Answers, the world’s most popular destination for trusted Q&A content, today announced the appointment of John Henderson to its rapidly growing leadership team. John Henderson, Senior Vice President of Sales for Answers. (Photo: Business Wire) John Henderson, Senior Vice President of Sales for Answers. (Photo: Business Wire) Henderson brings more than 20 years of sales and management experience to Answers. He was most recently Vice President of Sales for TripAdvisor where he built the display business for the world’s largest travel site, driving $250MM in ad revenues in five years. Prior to that, he built and managed teams at major media companies including Sony, NBC, Disney and Turner Broadcasting. In his new role at Answers, Henderson will be responsible for the strategy, growth, and management of direct sales initiatives across all Answers web properties and platforms. Advertisers will be able to engage directly with the Answers audience of 180 million consumers across desktop, mobile, and social applications, through a wide variety of personalized adverting products. “John has a proven track record of leading successful advertising sales initiatives and he fills a critical need at Answers,” said Peter Horan, COO of Answers. “We are excited to have John on board to lead our advertising sales initiatives and to help connect brands to their target consumers.” Henderson is the third senior executive to join the Answers team in the last six months. Peter Horan, former CEO of About.com and IAC, joined the company as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in December 2012. Matt Derdeyn, who formerly served as Senior Vice President of Charter Communications, was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in January 2013. “With the addition of these seasoned executives in key areas of our business, we have positioned Answers for future growth and success, including continuing to build the business through acquisitions, developing new streams of revenues and other strategic ventures,” said David Karandish, CEO of Answers. About Answers Established in 1998, Answers Corp. owns and operates Answers, the industry’s top destination for Q&A content (source: Quantcast). One-third of all U.S. Internet users regularly visit Answers for information on virtually everything. The Answers platform integrates and surfaces the best content from subject matter experts, community members, social networks, and Internet databases to create the most multidimensional resource on the Web. Answers content is available everywhere: on the web, mobile, and social networks. The Answers platform has over 18 billion answers, which is 10 billion more than its closest competitor. It is also home to a community of 180 million users. For more information about Answers, please visit www.answers.com. Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20130429005978/en/ Multimedia Available:http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50620332&lang=en Contact: For Answers: ICR Sari Martin, 646-277-1256 email@example.com
John Henderson Joins Leadership Team at Answers
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