Leaf Group Ltd. (NYSE: LFGR), a diversified consumer internet company
comprised of several marketplace and media properties, announced today
that Adam Wergeles has joined its leadership team as Executive Vice
President and General Counsel.
“Adam is an experienced and capable attorney with relevant and deep
industry experience,” said Sean Moriarty, CEO of Leaf Group. “He’s a
thoughtful and enthusiastic leader and we are very happy to have him
join the team.”
Most recently, Wergeles served as Executive Vice President, Business and
Legal Affairs, and General Counsel for Serviz, Inc., a technology
start-up that connects consumers with home service professionals.
Previously, he spent seven years as the Chief Legal Officer at
ReachLocal, where he was instrumental in ReachLocal’s IPO and its rapid
domestic and international expansion.
He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Southern
California Law School and a Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College.
Added Adam Wergeles, “I am thrilled to be joining Leaf Group at such an
exciting point in the company’s growth and I look forward to working
with its talented management team to continue to drive success for the
company and its diverse portfolio of brands.”
About Leaf Group
Leaf Group Ltd. (NYSE: LFGR) is a diversified consumer internet company
that builds enduring, creator-driven brands that reach passionate
audiences in large and growing lifestyle categories, including art and
design (Saatchi Art), fitness and wellness (Livestrong.com), home and
décor (Society6 and Hunker), amongst others. For more information about
Leaf Group, visit www.leafgroup.com.
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