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TMCNet:  j2 Global Expands Executive Team with Key New Hire

[April 09, 2018]

j2 Global Expands Executive Team with Key New Hire

j2 Global (News - Alert), Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), a leading Internet information and services company, announced the appointment of Dan Stone as President of its Everyday Health division.

Mr. Stone is a well-respected digital health and media executive having served as Chief Executive Officer of Accent Health, a leading point-of-care healthcare media company. He led the digital transformation and growth of Accent Health during his seven-year tenure which ultimately culminated in the sale of the business to a strategic buyer. Prior to Accent Health, Mr. Stone served as Chief Executive Officer of Imaginova, a digital-media company operating in the science and technology space. During his seven years at Imaginova, he helped reinvent the company as it became one of the first businesses to pursue a commerce-driven content model, a hallmark of j2's Digital Media business.

Prior to Imaginova, Mr. Stone was General Manager of the Media & Entertainment division of Scient Corp.; Executive Vice President of Turner Broadcasting (News - Alert) System's international and interactive groups; and served in financial advisory and strategic consulting roles at Amsterdam Pacific Corp. and Booz, Allen & Hamilton. Mr. Stone has been an industry leader as a founding member of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and the Point-of-Care Communication Council.

"Dan's deep health industry knowledge, leadership skills and digital-media experience make him an outstanding addition to the j2 executive team," said Vivek Shah, Chief Executive Officer of j2. "We are pleased and excited that Dan is joining j2 as we look to build on our already strong platform at Everyday Health."

Mr. Stone holds a BS from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Columbia University.

About j2 Global

j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM) provides Internet services through two segments: Cloud Services and Digital Media. The Cloud Services segment offers Internet fax, virtual phone, unified communications, hosted email, email marketing, online backup and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names eFax®, eVoice (News - Alert)®, Onebox®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe®, Livedrive® and LiveVault®, and operates a messaging network spanning 50 countries on six continents. The Digital Media segment offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties, which include PCMagazine®, IGN®, AskMen®, Speedtest®, Offers.com®, ExtremeTech®, Geek.com®, Toolbox®, Techbargains.com®, emedia®, Salesify®, Everyday Health® and others. As of December 31, 2017, j2 had achieved 22 consecutive fiscal years of revenue growth. For more information about j2, please visit www.j2global.com.

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