July 08, 2016 // Franchising.com // Madison, N.J. - Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), the premier provider of residential real estate services in the United States, announced the appointment of Chris Terrill to its Board of Directors. With his appointment as an independent director, the Realogy Board now consists of nine directors, seven of whom are classified as independent directors for purposes of the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange.
"We are pleased to welcome Chris Terrill and his strong background in e-commerce to the Realogy Board of Directors," said Richard A. Smith, Realogy's chairman, chief executive officer and president. "He is a seasoned Internet veteran who has specialized in consumer online subscription and marketplace business models with top-tier brands, a background that will serve our Board and shareholders well.”
“Chris’s appointment to our Board strengthens our growing focus on innovation and e-commerce in our industry and brings a new consumer perspective to our web-based initiatives,” said Michael J. Williams, the lead independent director of Realogy’s Board.
Mr. Terrill is the Chief Executive Officer of HomeAdvisor.com, a wholly owned subsidiary of IAC, and a leading nationwide home services digital marketplace that helps connect consumers with home professionals in the United States, as well as in France and the Netherlands under various brands. He has served in this role since May 2011.
Prior thereto, he held senior marketing positions at Nutrisystem.com, the leader in the direct-to-consumer diet space, serving as its Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of eCommerce from June 2009 to May 2011 and Senior Vice President of e-commerce from January 2007 to June 2009. For one year prior to joining Nutrisystem.com, he served as Vice President of Product and Marketing for Blockbuster.com, the online division of Blockbuster Inc. Additionally, he spent six years with Match.com where he held several senior marketing roles, his last being Vice President of New Brands & Verticals, where he developed and launched new online brands, including Chemistry.com.
Mr. Terrill is currently a Board Member of the National Kitchen and Bath Association and previously was a Board member from November 2010 to November 2015 with Neat.com, a leading digital filing system at the time.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the University of Houston.
Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) is a global leader in residential real estate franchising and brokerage with many of the best-known industry brands including Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, The Corcoran Group®, ERA®, Sotheby's International Realty® and ZipRealty®. Collectively, Realogy's franchise system members operate approximately 13,600 offices with more than 257,200 independent sales associates conducting business in 110 countries and territories around the world. NRT LLC, Realogy’s company-owned real estate brokerage, is the largest residential brokerage company in the United States, operates under several of Realogy’s brands and also provides related residential real estate services. Realogy also owns Cartus, a prominent worldwide provider of relocation services to corporate and affinity clients, Title Resource Group (TRG), a leading provider of title, settlement and underwriting services and ZapLabsSM, its innovation and technology development subsidiary. Realogy is headquartered in Madison, New Jersey.
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