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Pet360 Names Jeffry Nimeroff as New Chief Information Officer

Friday, May 11, 2012

Pet360 Names Jeffry Nimeroff as New Chief Information Officer09:00 EDT Friday, May 11, 2012PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet360, Inc. ? parent company of petMD.com and PetFoodDirect.com ?announced today it has hired Dr. Jeffry Nimeroff as Chief Information Officer. Nimeroff joins Pet360 from GSI Commerce/EBAY (NASDAQ: EBAY) where he served as Head of Technology Solutions leading e-commerce implementations for companies as diverse as Toys R Us, Calvin Klein, Dick's Sporting Goods, and the NFL. As Pet360's CIO, Nimeroff will oversee all aspects of technical strategy and implementation including the next generation technology platform underlying Pet360's network of media, content, s-commerce, mobile, and community products. "Jeffry's addition to the Pet360 team further accelerates our transformation of the pet industry," states Brock Weatherup, Pet360 CEO. "We're focused on helping pet parents sleep easier at night knowing they can count on us for the largest collection of trusted information, the most dynamic community and a full array of products. Jeffry's expertise in building highly scalable platforms in the digital space will enable us to produce the best experience possible for pet owners."   Prior to GSI Commerce, Dr. Nimeroff was the President and Chief Scientist at JSN Consulting, Inc. where he consulted on digital strategy, technical architecture, and enterprise implementation for large e-commerce and multimedia companies. His clients included Universal Music Group, M&M Mars, Penn Mutual Insurance, Linkshare, T. Rowe Price and others. Dr. Nimeroff previously held executive technical positions at Bertelsmann, HotSocket, and fashion500 supporting digital media, e-commerce, and analytics initiatives. He earned his doctorate in Computer and Information Science from the University of Pennsylvania, concentrating on the design of large multimedia systems. "As a lifelong dachshund owner, I was attracted by Pet360's mission to make pet parenting easier and appreciate the quality of the content available on its properties," Nimeroff said. "I'm looking forward to diving in and working with the team to create a digital experience that further positions Pet360 as THE leading resource for pet parents."  About Pet360Pet360 is dedicated to providing pet parents the information and resources they need to properly raise, care for, and spoil their four-legged, feathered or finny friends. By combining the power of community with expert information and convenient access to pet food and supplies, Pet360 is dedicated to making pet parenting easier. The Pet360 family of brands includes www.PetFoodDirect.com ? the most complete pet food and supply retailer online, www.NationalPetPharmacy.com ? a fully licensed, full-service pet pharmacy delivering pet meds, vitamins and comprehensive pet health and wellness products, and www.petMD.com ? the world's leading online resource focused solely on the health and well-being of pets.For more information, please contact Kelly Lange at 610-234-4114 or klange@pet360.com.SOURCE Pet360, Inc.