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ValueClick announces executive hire


David A. Yovanno Returns to Run Technology Business Segment and Drive


Cross-Divisional Synergies


WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--


ValueClick, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCLK) today announced the hiring of David A.


Yovanno as the new general manager of Mediaplex, ValueClick's technology


division. Mr. Yovanno returns to ValueClick after holding senior


management roles with the Company from 2000 to October 2008.


Mr. Yovanno will report directly to ValueClick's chief executive


officer,
Jim Zarley, and will have overall responsibility for


Mediaplex's operations, as well as driving cross-selling opportunities


between Mediaplex and the ValueClick Media division. Mr. Yovanno also


will assist with the Company's corporate development program.


"David's industry and ValueClick experience makes him a natural choice


to drive Mediaplex's traction with our ValueClick Media advertiser and


agency relationships," said
Jim Zarley, chief executive officer of


ValueClick. "We're very excited to welcome David back to the ValueClick


family and we're looking forward to working with him again and


benefitting from his leadership skills."


"There is tremendous opportunity in the market right now for


ValueClick's technology business," said
David A. Yovanno, general


manager of Mediaplex. "From ad serving and cross-channel campaign


analytics to new offerings in rich media, Mediaplex gives advertisers


the tools and insights they need to get the most out of their


advertising budgets, and I believe there is great opportunity to drive


more business through ValueClick Media's great relationships with major


advertisers and agencies."


David Yovanno was a key member of the ValueClick management team from


2000 to 2008, serving as chief operating officer of U.S. media and the


general manager of ValueClick Media. From October 2008 to March 2011,


Mr. Yovanno served as chief executive officer of Gigya, a leader in


integrating online businesses with top social network platforms. Mr.


Yovanno has served on the board of directors of the Interactive


Advertising Bureau and holds both bachelors and masters degrees from The


George Washington University, Washington, DC.


About ValueClick


ValueClick, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCLK) is one of the world's largest integrated


online marketing services companies, offering comprehensive and scalable


solutions to deliver cost-effective customer acquisition for advertisers


and transparent revenue streams for publishers. ValueClick's


performance-based solutions allow its customers to reach their potential


through multiple online marketing channels, including affiliate


marketing, display


advertising, ad


serving and related technologies, and comparison


shopping. ValueClick's brands include Commission Junction,


ValueClick Media, Mediaplex, Smarter.com, CouponMountain.com,


Investopedia.com, and PriceRunner. For more information, please visit www.valueclick.com.


This release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks


and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, the risk that market


demand for on-line advertising in general, and performance based on-line


advertising in particular, will not grow as rapidly as predicted, and


the risk that legislation and governmental regulation could negatively


impact the Company's performance. Actual results may differ materially


from the results predicted, and reported results should not be


considered an indication of future performance. Important factors that


could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or


implied in the forward-looking statements are detailed under "Risk


Factors" and elsewhere in filings with the Securities and Exchange


Commission made from time to time by ValueClick, including, but not


limited to: its annual report on Form 10-K filed on February 28, 2011;


recent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q; and other current reports on Form


8-K.


The Business Outlook contained in this release is based on current


expectations. These statements are forward-looking, and actual results


may differ materially. These statements do not include the potential


impact of any mergers, acquisitions or other business combinations that


may be completed after the date of this release. Actual stock-based


compensation may differ from these estimates based on the timing and


amount of stock awards granted, the assumptions used in stock award


valuation and other factors. Actual income tax expense may differ from


these estimates based on tax planning, changes in tax accounting rules


and laws, and other factors.


ValueClick undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions


to any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances


after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated


events.




ValueClick, Inc.
Gary J. Fuges, CFA
1-818-575-4677


Source: ValueClick, Inc.



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