, Inc. Names Tim Sullivan President and Chief Executive Officer

Sep 19, 2005, 01:00 ET from, Inc.

    PROVO, Utah, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ --, 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, the
 global leader in online dating and an operating business of
 IAC/InterActiveCorp.  Under Sullivan's leadership, 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, 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 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, Inc., 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,, and  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, Inc., visit