Market Leader Appoints Nick Bailey as Vice President of Business Strategy
Bailey Brings More Than 20 Years of Real Estate Industry Experience; Will Focus on Building Brand Awareness, Partnerships Throughout North America
KIRKLAND, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/15/12 -- Market Leader (NASDAQ: LEDR), a leader in online marketing and technology solutions for real estate professionals, announced it has hired Nick Bailey to serve as Vice President of Business Strategy. In this capacity, Bailey will help build the company's strategic partnerships and relationships, driving an expansion of products and services and a broadening of brand awareness across the real estate industry.
Prior to joining Market Leader, Bailey spent twelve years at RE/MAX World Headquarters. During his tenure with RE/MAX, Bailey led 17 of the company's 24 US regions, which included responsibility for the company's real estate franchises across 32 states. He also led the company's Global Growth and Recruiting Initiative with more than 3,500 participating offices.
"We're thrilled to have Nick's experience, industry relationships and proven business acumen working to support our real estate professional customers throughout North America," said Ian Morris, chief executive officer for Market Leader. "Nick's energy and impact has already been felt inside and outside of Market Leader, and we expect he'll continue to be a strategic contributor for us in the months and years to come."
Bailey started his real estate career at the age of 17 when he began purchasing commercial and residential property and was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce. Bailey holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Montana State University.
About Market Leader
Market Leader, founded in 1999, provides innovative online technology and marketing solutions for real estate professionals across the United States and Canada. The company serves more than 100,000 real estate agents, brokerages and franchisors, offering complete end-to-end solutions that enable them to grow and manage their businesses. Market Leader's subscription-based real estate marketing software -- including websites, contact management, a marketing center, and lead generation services -- helps customers generate a steady stream of prospects, plus provides the systems and training they need to convert those prospects into clients. In addition, the company's national consumer real estate sites, including www.realestate.com, give its customers access to millions of future home buyers and sellers, while providing consumers with free access to the information they seek.
For more information on Market Leader visit www.MarketLeader.com.
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