PROVO, Utah, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- MyFamily.com, Inc., the leading
network for connecting families with their histories and with one another,
announced today the appointment of Tim Sullivan as the company's president and
chief executive officer. A rapidly growing Internet business, MyFamily helps
individuals find the people most important to them and to share their unique
family stories. In his new role Sullivan will be responsible for the
direction, overall financial performance, and all operational functions of the
"MyFamily is an outstanding company with exciting prospects for the
future," Tim Sullivan said. "I am thrilled to have the opportunity to join a
company with leading market share and such tremendous momentum. I simply love
the mission of this company and all that it can do for families everywhere. I
look forward to joining an organization and a team that has operated with a
culture of integrity, customer focus, innovation, and action. My goal is to
build on the momentum MyFamily has established and continue to grow our
subscription base by extending our product offerings and broadening our global
Sullivan most recently was chief executive officer for Match.com, the
global leader in online dating and an operating business of
IAC/InterActiveCorp. Under Sullivan's leadership, Match.com achieved
recognition as the clear leader in the U.S. online dating market, while
expanding globally into 29 local language dating markets. During this period,
the paid subscriber base for all IAC Personals brands grew from 189,500 in Q1
2001 to nearly one million in Q2 2004, while growing revenue more than six-
Prior to joining Match.com, Sullivan served as vice president of
e-commerce for Ticketmaster's predecessor, Ticketmaster Online-Citysearch,
Inc. Before joining Ticketmaster, Sullivan spent seven years at The Walt
Disney Company, where as vice president and managing director for Buena Vista
Home Entertainment Asia Pacific, he was responsible for all Home Video
distribution of Walt Disney company products in the Asia Pacific Region.
Sullivan is a graduate of Harvard Business School and the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill.
"We are delighted to have Tim as the new leader of MyFamily. Now is the
time for our company's next phase of development and Tim is the perfect
executive to lead the company into the future," said Dave Moon, chairman of
MyFamily.com Inc. "Tim is an exceptional leader who has a proven ability to
build high-growth, global organizations. I look forward to teaming with Tim
as we broaden and strengthen MyFamily's position as an Internet leader. We
want everyone to experience the excitement and emotional satisfaction that
comes from discovering and sharing their family's heritage and story."
About MyFamily.com, Inc.
MyFamily.com, Inc. is the leading online network connecting families,
present and past. MyFamily's tools, content and community empower individuals
to find the people most important to them -- and discover and share their
unique family stories. The MyFamily network includes MyFamily.com,
Ancestry.com, Genealogy.com and RootsWeb.com. MyFamily also publishes Family
Tree Maker(R), the #1 selling family tree software, Ancestry Magazine, over 50
book titles and numerous databases on CD-ROM. For more information on
MyFamily.com, Inc., visit www.myfamilyinc.com.
SOURCE MyFamily.com, Inc.