MADISON, NJ--(Marketwired - Jun 26, 2013) - Realogy Holdings Corp. (
Concurrent with the appointments of Bibliowicz and Dias to the Realogy Board, the Company announced the resignation of Scott M. Kleinman from its Board. Kleinman, who is Lead Partner, Private Equity, with Apollo Global Management LLC (
"Jessica brings to the Board a vast and highly successful track record as the CEO of a diverse, publicly traded financial services company," said Richard A. Smith, Realogy's chairman, chief executive officer and president. "Under her leadership, National Financial Partners grew into a leading provider of broker/dealer and registered investment advisory services, corporate health and welfare benefits, insurance and wealth management."
"Fiona's extensive e-commerce experience in both traditional brick-and-mortar and Internet-based business models will add depth to our strategic planning," said Smith. "Her GSI Commerce experience alone offers our Board rich e-commerce expertise across a broad range of service and brand-based industries."
"The Board recognizes and extends its appreciation to Scott for his service and contributions to our Company and the Board during the past seven years," said Smith.
Both Bibliowicz and Dias have been determined to be independent directors for purposes of the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange. With their appointments, Realogy now has a majority (five) of independent members on its nine-member Board.
About Jessica Bibliowicz
Jessica M. Bibliowicz is a veteran financial services executive who served as CEO of National Financial Partners Corp. (NFP) from 1999 until May 2013, and as the company's Chairman of the Board from 2003 until June 2013. She took NFP public on the New York Stock Exchange in September 2003, a distinction the company held for 10 years. NFP will become a privately held company in a merger transaction that is expected to close on July 1, 2013. NFP was recently ranked eighth on Business Insurance's 100 Largest Brokers of U.S. Business and ninth largest global broker by AM Best.
Prior to joining NFP, Bibliowicz served as president and chief operating officer of John A. Levin & Co., a registered investment advisor. Her career in the financial services industry began in 1981 with Shearson Lehman Brothers. Among other accolades, Bibliowicz was honored as the "Innovator of the Year" by American Banker in 2003.
Bibliowicz is a member of the Board of Trustees for Cornell University, a member of the Cornell NYC Tech Campus Task Force, a member of the Board of Overseers of the Weill Medical College and Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University and a member of the Board of Directors of Lincoln Center Theater. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Asia Pacific Fund and previously served as a Director for Eaton Vance Mutual Funds.
About Fiona Dias
Fiona P. Dias is currently Chief Strategy Officer of ShopRunner, an online shopping service, and has held this position since August 2011. Previously she served as Executive Vice President, Strategy & Marketing, of GSI Commerce, Inc., a provider of e-commerce and interactive marketing services for leading retailers and brands, from February 2007 to June 2011, when it was acquired by eBay.
Dias also served as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Circuit City Stores, Inc., a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, from May 2005 to August 2006, while serving as President of Circuit City Direct from 2003 to 2006. She also held Senior Vice President positions at Circuit City from November 2000 to April 2005. Prior to 2000, Dias held senior marketing positions with PepsiCo, Inc., Pennzoil-Quaker State Company and The Procter & Gamble Company.
Dias is a member of the Board of Directors for Advance Auto Parts (
About Realogy Holdings Corp.
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