CHANTILLY, Va., Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersections Inc. (NASDAQ: INTX), a leading provider of identity risk management and privacy protection services for consumers, today announced that Melvin R. Seiler has been appointed to its Board of Directors effective February 14, 2017. Following the appointment, the Board of Directors consists of nine directors.
"I am pleased to have Mel join our board. He brings a wealth of strategic marketing, sales and operational expertise in the technology industry to our company," said Michael Stanfield, Chairman and Founder. "Mel's success building innovative sales and marketing strategies will be extremely valuable to our growth strategy focused on the identity and privacy protection marketplace."
Mr. Seiler has been a consultant since 1997, providing sales, marketing, information systems and operations management services to companies executing growth strategies. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Seiler served as Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of MicroWarehouse Inc. During his tenure with MicroWarehouse, he directed the development of sales, distribution and information systems strategies which enabled the company to rapidly become a Fortune 500 company with locations in ten countries and over 3,000 employees. Prior to joining MicroWarehouse, Mr. Seiler was the Founder & President of MarketQuest Inc., a software sales and marketing consulting firm, which he founded after serving in various sales and marketing roles at Xerox.
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About Intersections Inc.:
Intersections Inc. (NASDAQ: INTX) provides innovative, information based solutions that help consumers manage risks and make better informed life decisions. Under its IDENTITY GUARD® brand and other brands, the company helps consumers monitor, manage and protect against the risks associated with their identities and personal information. Headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia, the company was founded in 1996. To learn more, visit www.intersections.com.
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