Plaxo CEO, Ben Golub, Joins Familybuilder's Board of Directors

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New York City-based Familybuilder, the trusted resource on social networks for family activities, communication, information and offers, today announces the appointment of Ben Golub to its Board of Directors. Ben is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Plaxo, a leading social and business network, which he has led from shortly after its founding through its successful sale to Comcast Interactive Media.

Familybuilder has built a substantial following through its social media applications

Familybuilder’s Family Tree application, with over 150 million relatives added, is one of the leading family brands on the internet, operating on all the major social networks, including Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, Hi5, and Orkut. Its 21 million users find valuable family focused products and services on its site as well as manage the family component of their social graph. The Company has recently launched for its members a series of new products including the Familybuilder newsletter. The newsletter is delivered to the Familybuilder community weekly and is focused on family advice, products, and deals.

"We're thrilled that Ben is joining our Board at Familybuilder," said Ilya Nikolayev, CEO of Familybuilder. "Ben has tremendous expertise in the new directions that we are expanding our Company and brand. Our newsletter is the first of many growth initiatives where Ben’s experience has served as a resource for the Company."

"Familybuilder has built a substantial following through its social media applications," noted Golub. "I'm excited to contribute to this ongoing growth and to help expand the Company’s new lines of business. Look for the team at Familybuilder to deliver an increasing array of valuable products and services to the Family Tree community.”

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