SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Move, Inc., a subsidiary of News Corp [NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA] [ASX: NWS, NWSLV] and operator of leading online real estate services destination realtor.com®, today announced that David Phillips will join the company this fall as vice president, industry relations, national.
In this newly created role, Phillips will be responsible for managing relationships with MLSs around the country, focusing specifically on the largest top MLSs.
He brings more than 25 years of MLS and association experience, most recently as chief executive officer of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®, where he oversaw the 31,000-member association. Prior to the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors®, Phillips was chief executive officer of the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors®, a position he held for 12 years that included overseeing a weekly real estate publication, a real estate school, a housing foundation and 1,500-member MLS.
"Dave is a significant addition to our team," said Suzanne Zinn Mueller, Move's senior vice president of industry relations. "His extensive industry relationships and hands on experience at the helm of both an MLS and association will allow for even greater collaboration between realtor.com and our industry partners."
Phillips said, "Ever since the News Corp acquisition, there is a new and exciting energy at realtor.com. This is a great opportunity for me to use my experience to be part of something special."
Phillips earned a bachelor's degree from Hampden Sydney College and holds the Certified Association Executive and REALTOR® Association Certified Executive designations. Throughout his career, he has held a number of leadership positions and currently serves as a member of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Realtors Property Resource® Advisory Board, and NAR's Reach mentor program.
About Move, Inc.
Move, Inc., a subsidiary of News Corp [NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA] [ASX: NWS, NWSLV], provides unsurpassed real estate information, tools and professional expertise across a family of websites and mobile experiences for consumers and real estate professionals through all stages of the home journey. It has a perpetual license to operate realtor.com from the National Association of REALTORS®.
The Move network includes realtor.com as well as Doorsteps®, Moving.com™ and SeniorHousingNet℠. Realtor.com pioneered the world of digital real estate 20 years ago, and today helps make all things home simple, efficient and enjoyable. Move also offers a complete solution of software products and services to help real estate professionals serve their clients and grow their business in a digital world, including ListHub™, the nation's leading listings syndicator and centralized intelligence platform for the real estate industry; TigerLead®; Top Producer® Systems; FiveStreet℠ and Reesio as well as many free services. For more information, visit realtor.com.
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