Former Chief Operating Officer of ValueClick (Commission Junction) Joins QFour Digital

11:57 pm   -   November 14th, 2006

GTCR Announces Partnership with Jeff Pullen to Form Online Marketing Solutions Company

Former ValueClick COO Forms QFour Digital

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GTCR, one of the nation’s leading private equity firms, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Jeffrey A. Pullen to form QFour Digital, Inc. The new company, headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, will focus on acquiring and operating technology-based businesses in the online advertising and marketing services industry. Mr. Pullen will serve as Chief Executive Officer of QFour.

Mr. Pullen is the former Chief Operating Officer of ValueClick, Inc. (NASDAQ:VCLK), one of the world’s largest integrated online marketing services companies. Mr. Pullen joined ValueClick in 2003 through its acquisition of Commission Junction, a leading affiliate marketing business. Mr. Pullen served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Commission Junction and was responsible for building the company into a leader in the affiliate marketing industry. Prior to Commission Junction, Mr. Pullen held numerous senior management positions at a variety of technology and diversified industrial companies and was a partner in Coopers & Lybrand’s financial advisory services practice.

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