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Neustar Announces Executive Transition


Charles Gottdiener Appointed President and CEO, Succeeding Lisa Hook

Lisa Hook to Remain on Board of Directors

Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services,
today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Charles
Gottdiener as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective
immediately. Mr. Gottdiener, who most recently was Chief Operating
Officer and Managing Director at Providence Equity Partners, succeeds
Lisa Hook, who served as President and Chief Executive Officer and a
member of the Neustar Board of Directors since 2010. Pursuant to months
of collaborative planning, Ms. Hook will remain on the Board and work
closely with Mr. Gottdiener to ensure a seamless transition.

Over the course of his thirty-year career, Mr. Gottdiener has
established a track record of leading information services companies to
drive innovation in client solutions, increase revenue and
profitability, and scale operations. In his role as COO at Providence
Equity Partners, Mr. Gottdiener oversaw the firm's portfolio company
operations, business development, human resources and other
administrative functions. In addition, Mr. Gottdiener served as a Board
member or interim CEO of several Providence portfolio companies, where
he focused on driving enterprise value by building a culture of
operational excellence and generating profitable growth. Prior to his
role at Providence, Mr. Gottdiener spent seven years at Dun & Bradstreet
(D&B) in multiple leadership roles, including President of the global
risk, analytics and internet solutions business. Over the course of his
D&B career Mr. Gottdiener established a track record of setting
competitive business strategies, building high performing teams and
launching new, innovative products to drive profitable growth.

Ms. Hook said, "Neustar has successfully completed the transformation we
began in 2011 to become the leading provider of identity
resolution-based information services. These efforts have been supported
by a fantastic team with whom it has been both a pleasure and an honor
to work. Last August, Golden Gate Capital and GIC offered us a
compelling opportunity to further invest in our long-term growth and
operational flexibility, and with Neustar positioned for future success,
now is the right time for a leadership transition. I look forward to
working with Charlie and continuing to serve on Neustar's Board."

Bernhard Nann, Chairman of the Board at Neustar, said, "With vast
operational experience and a proven ability to accelerate business
growth and drive profitability, we are confident that Charlie is the
right leader for Neustar as the Company provides increasing value to our
customers and a great place for our employees to develop their careers.
His skills and experience in information services and his track record
of creating a culture of operational excellence make him well suited to
enhance and execute on our vision at Neustar. He will help drive
tremendous value for the Company in the coming years."

Mr. Nann continued, "Over the last 10 years, Lisa has been critical to
Neustar's successful transformation from a telecom services business
into an information services provider, and we are grateful for her
service and a smooth transition. We look forward to continuing to
benefit from her tremendous expertise in her capacity as Director."

Mr. Gottdiener said, "I am thrilled and honored to lead Neustar in this
exciting phase of the Company's growth. Neustar is unparalleled in its
ability to deliver real-time, authoritative insights across marketing,
digital performance and defense, as well as in risk, fraud and
compliance. I look forward to working with the entire Neustar team, our
partners at Golden Gate and GIC, and the Board to continue building
Neustar's leadership in the global information services market and in
the service of our clients."

Prior to joining Providence Equity Partners and Dun & Bradstreet, Mr.
Gottdiener held several leadership positions with the Boston Consulting
Group, CSC Index Ernst & Young Consulting and Cap Gemini Ernst & Young.
Mr. Gottdiener received a Master of Business Administration from the
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts
from Grinnell College.

About Neustar
Neustar, Inc. is a leading global information
services provider driving the connected world forward with responsible
identity resolution. As a company built on a foundation of Privacy by
Design, Neustar is depended upon by the world's largest corporations to
help grow, guard and guide their businesses with the most complete
understanding of how to connect people, places and things. Neustar's
unique, accurate and real-time identity system, continuously
corroborated through billions of transactions, empowers critical
decisions across our clients' enterprise needs. More information is
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