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Zillow Expands Industry Development Team

Zillow has appointed Brian de Schepper as a director of MLS and industry development. In his new role at Zillow, de Schepper is responsible for building and managing relationships with MLSs around the country, focusing specifically on the largest MLSs.

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David Mele Named President of Homes.com

Homes.com has announced the appointment of David Mele as president, effective September 29, 2014. Mele will lead the overall business strategy and daily operations of Homes.com.

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CoStar Group Named One of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Forbes

CoStar Group, the owner of Loopnet and the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces, has been named to Forbes’ World's Most Innovative Growth Companies list for 2014.

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Russia’s Idinaidi.ru Appoints New Director

Idinaidi.ru, one of Russia’s leading property portals, has announced that former Managing Director of New York-based Morgan Stanley, Rebecca Runkle, will join the Board of Idinaidi.ru as a non-executive Director.

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Move Inc Losing Chief Marketing Officer

Inman News is reporting that Move Inc Chief Marketing Officer, Barbara O'Connor, is leaving Move at the end of September for personal reasons.

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Ian Morris Joins Porch.com Board

Ian Morris, the former CEO of real estate technology company Market Leader, has joined the board of directors of Porch, the fast-growing home improvement data startup headquartered in Seattle.

Porch.com Hires Jay Allen as CTO

The US' Porch.com has hired Jay Allen as Chief Technical Officer after working as Amazon’s Director of Local Consumer Technologies for the past year.

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Gilles Blanchard joins Bayut.com as Chairman

One of the pioneers of the global property portal industry, Gilles Blanchard, teams up with Bayut.com as an investor and Chairman of the Board.

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Kevin Johnson Joins Auction.com Board of Directors

The US' Auction.com has added retired Juniper Networks’ CEO and former Microsoft executive Kevin Johnson to its board of directors.

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Haider Khan joins Bayut.com as CEO

Haider Khan has joined the UAE’s leading property portal Bayut.com as Chief Executive Officer. Haider Khan co-founded Bayut.com with his brothers Zeeshan Ali Khan and Imran Ali Khan in 2008 and has been a vital part of the portal’s growth and success as a board member.