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Zoopla welcomes Lydia Goldberg as Product Director

2nd August 2011

Leading property search and information website, Zoopla.co.uk is pleased to announce the appointment of Lydia Goldberg to the role of Product Director.

Joining Zoopla with over fifteen years of experience in key product roles, Lydia was most recently Product Director at local search and lead generation company European Directories. Prior to that Lydia was a digital Product Development Director at Trinity Mirror plc and has previously held roles at Yahoo!, BT and Yell.com.

Lydia will oversee all trade and consumer product related activities at Zoopla and will be responsible for product definition, development and delivery as well as management of the growing product team at Zoopla.co.uk. Lydia will report directly to Founder and CEO Alex Chesterman.

Launched three years ago, Zoopla has already overtaken a number of long-established players to become the second most-visited UK property website. Now attracting over 8 million visitors per month, Zoopla has fast become the website of choice for a significant number of consumers when searching for property and researching the property market.

Commenting on her new role, Lydia Goldberg said:“I am extremely excited to be joining the team at Zoopla and I am looking forward to ensuring Zoopla.co.uk is at the forefront of product innovation in the online property space. Zoopla helps property hunters make better-informed decisions and has rapidly become one of the most effective marketing partners for estate agents and I look forward to ensuring that our product continues to deliver on this promise."

Alex Chesterman, Founder & CEO of Zoopla added: "We are delighted to welcome Lydia to the senior team at Zoopla. Her experience and background will ensure that we continue to lead the market in terms of product innovation and continue to be the most useful online property resource for UK consumers and agents.”

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For further information, please contact Tim Vooght at pr@zoopla.co.uk or on 020 3872 5615.

Notes to editors

Zoopla is the UK's most comprehensive property website, focused on empowering users with the resources they need to make better-informed property decisions. We help consumers both find their next home and research the market by combining hundreds of thousands of property listings with market data, local information and community tools.

At Zoopla we are fans of transparency and everything we do is aimed at making the market more efficient for both property consumers and advertisers alike. Zoopla has rapidly become the UK’s leading online destination for property consumers to search for homes and do their market research and the favoured online marketing partner for UK estate agents, letting agents and property developers.

Launched in 2008, Zoopla has since been one of the fastest growing websites in the UK, now attracting over 40 million visits per month and we are proud to have collected numerous awards and accolades along the way, including being named one of the Top 10 UK Tech Companies (Guardian) and one of the Top 10 Most Innovative UK Companies (Smarta).

Zoopla is part of Zoopla Limited which was founded in 2007.

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