SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leaf Group Ltd. (NYSE: LFGR), a diversified consumer internet company comprised of several marketplace and media properties, announced today that Adam Wergeles has joined its leadership team as Executive Vice President and General Counsel.
“Adam is an experienced and capable attorney with relevant and deep industry experience,” said Sean Moriarty, CEO of Leaf Group. “He’s a thoughtful and enthusiastic leader and we are very happy to have him join the team.”
Most recently, Wergeles served as Executive Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, and General Counsel for Serviz, Inc., a technology start-up that connects consumers with home service professionals. Previously, he spent seven years as the Chief Legal Officer at ReachLocal, where he was instrumental in ReachLocal’s IPO and its rapid domestic and international expansion.
He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Southern California Law School and a Bachelor of Arts from Hamilton College.
Added Adam Wergeles, “I am thrilled to be joining Leaf Group at such an exciting point in the company’s growth and I look forward to working with its talented management team to continue to drive success for the company and its diverse portfolio of brands.”
About Leaf Group
Leaf Group Ltd. (NYSE: LFGR) is a diversified consumer internet company that builds enduring, creator-driven brands that reach passionate audiences in large and growing lifestyle categories, including art and design (Saatchi Art), fitness and wellness (Livestrong.com), home and décor (Society6 and Hunker), amongst others. For more information about Leaf Group, visit www.leafgroup.com.
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