ValueClick names John Giuliani Chief Executive Officer, James R. Zarley named Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors


ValueClick, Inc. (NASDAQ: VCLK) today announced that its board of

directors has named Mr.
John Giuliani as the Company's new president and

chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Mr. Giuliani has served as the Company's chief operating officer since

April 2012, overseeing the Company's U.S. Media and Affiliate Marketing

businesses. Prior to holding this position,
Mr. Giuliani was president

of ValueClick's Dotomi division and was chief executive officer of

Dotomi at the time of its acquisition by ValueClick in August 2011. Mr.

Giuliani is also a member of ValueClick's board of directors.

"This is the perfect time to expand John's role, considering the

Company's momentum under his leadership. His early success in bringing

our assets together has shown he has the expertise and experience to

lead ValueClick through its next phase of growth," said
James R. Zarley,

executive chairman of ValueClick. "It gives me great pleasure to welcome

John as our new CEO. I am excited about our current growth and outlook

for the future, and I look forward to assisting him and the team in

expanding ValueClick's leading position in the digital marketing


Mr. Giuliani succeeds
Mr. Zarley, who has been named the Company's

executive chairman of the board of directors, and will focus on ensuring

a smooth transition of the chief executive officer role to
Mr. Giuliani.

Mr. Zarley served as the Company's chief executive officer since April


, and between 1999 and May 2007, and he has been a member of the

Company's board of directors since 1999.

"I am excited to accept the chief executive role, as our integration

efforts to date reinforce the fantastic opportunity we have to become a

differentiated leader in digital marketing," said
John Giuliani, chief

executive officer of ValueClick. "We have a lot of work ahead of us to

realize our vision, but we have all the pieces in place to execute and

drive results for our clients and shareholders."

Mr. Zarley succeeds Mr.
Martin T. Hart as chairman of the Company's

board of directors.
Mr. Hart will remain on the Company's board of

directors and retain his role as chairman of the board's compensation


Mr. Giuliani's professional experience includes serving as President of

North America for Catalina Marketing Services, where he provided

behavioral insights, database marketing, and Internet solutions to

Fortune 1000 companies. In addition,
Mr. Giuliani served four years at

ACTMEDIA working with the launch team of the Instant Coupon Machine, as

well as in CPG sales and marketing with Beecham Products and Frito-Lay,


In addition to ValueClick,
Mr. Giuliani is a member of the board of

directors for Bluestem Brands, Inc. f/k/a Fingerhut Direct Marketing,

Mr. Giuliani has an MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg

Graduate School of Management, as well as a B.S. from the University of


About ValueClick

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

marketing companies. Through a unique combination of data, technology

and services, ValueClick increases brand awareness and drives customer

acquisition at scale for the world's largest advertisers, and maximizes

advertising revenue for tens of thousands of online and mobile

publishers. ValueClick's brands include Commission Junction, ValueClick

Media, Dotomi, Greystripe, Mediaplex,,,, and PriceRunner. The Company is based in Westlake

Village, California, and has offices in major advertising markets

worldwide. For more information, please visit

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, the

risk that legislation and governmental regulation could negatively

impact the Company's performance, the effects of recent acquisitions on

ValueClick's financial results, the potential inability to successfully

operate or integrate Dotomi's business, including the potential

inability to retain customers, key employees or vendors. 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 29,

2012; recent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q; and other current reports

on Form 8-K.

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


ValueClick, Inc.
Gary J. Fuges, CFA

Source: ValueClick, Inc.

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