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New CEO at Move.com

News Corp has announced that Ryan O’Hara will become Chief Executive Officer of Move, Inc. (“Move”), effective January 5, 2015.

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Dr. Christoph Grau Appointed COO of Ringier Axel Springer Media AG

In his role as COO, Grau will focus on accelerating further digitization of the activities in Hungary, Slovakia and Serbia. Grau reports to Chief Executive Officer Mark Dekan and also becomes a member of the Executive Board.

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Porch.com CEO Named Inaugural USA TODAY Entrepreneur of the Year for 2014

USA TODAY launched its inaugural Entrepreneur of the Year Award as a way to acknowledge those who are bringing the U.S. economy out of recession, in particular small businesses and entrepreneurs. Key criteria of the award included exhibiting significant growth this year and solving a consumer problem.

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Zillow Named a Best Place to Work in Glassdoor 2015 Employees’ Choice Awards

Zillow was named as a best place to work among large-sized companies in the Glassdoor® 2015 Employees' Choice Awards.

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Zoopla Property Group Appoints Matthew Cohan as Chief Product Officer

Matt joins ZPG with a proven track record and over 20 years’ experience in key product roles and was most recently Director of Online Products Europe's leading online digital photo service – Photobox.

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Trulia CMO Leaves for Ride Sharing Lyft

After less than 1 year in the role, Kira Wampler, has left as Chief Marketing Officer of Trulia and joined the new ride sharing company, Lyft, as CMO.

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Move Sues Zillow Defector for Breach of Contract

Realuoso is reporting that Move Inc has filed a lawsuit against Curt Beardsley, former VP of Product Marketing at Move. In March 2014, Beardsley defected from Move to Zillow. According to the suit, filed with the Superior Court of California in Los Angeles County, Beardsley is being sued for breach of contract and for violation of corporations code.

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One Africa Media’s Justin Clarke Wins EY World Entrepreneur Award

One Africa Media (OAM) CEO Justin Clarke, who is also co-founder and CEO of Private Property in South Africa, has beaten other southern African companies to win the emerging category award in the prestigious EY World Entrepreneur 2014.

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Alistair Helm Joins TradeMe as Head of Product

Alistair Helm, the former CEO of realestate.co.nz and the former CEO of this publication, Property Portal Watch, has accepted a new role as the Head of Product at TradeMe.

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Alex Chesterman Named Entrepreneur of the Year

The founder of Zoopla Property Group (ZPG), Alex Chesterman, has been named ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the CITY AM Awards 2014 which took place at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel in London.