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Neustar Appoints Brian J. Kober as Chief Strategy Officer


Kober will play key role in strategic planning and execution to
maximize growth

Inc., a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services,
today announced the appointment of Brian J. Kober as Senior Vice
President & Chief Strategy Officer. He will work closely with Neustar's
leaders to drive the development and implementation of strategic choices
to accelerate and maximize long-term growth. Kober will report to
Charles Gottdiener, Neustar President and Chief Executive Officer.

Kober comes equipped with a 30-year track record of formulating and
implementing successful growth strategies, scaling capabilities and
delivering exponential growth. Previously, he was the Chief Enterprise
Transformation Officer of Komatsu America, a $5 billion subsidiary of
the Japanese construction and mining equipment manufacturer. During his
tenure he spearheaded global initiatives to optimize processes, enhance
operations, orchestrate next generation growth in sales and services
enabled by digital transformation and architected a strategic
partnership with a leading Fortune 100 software company.

"Brian is a world-class strategist," said Gottdiener. "His know-how and
track record to deliver transformative results and drive the fundamental
processes critical to market success will serve us well in this exciting
phase of Neustar's growth as a global Information Services (IS)
business. We are fortunate to have Brian join our leadership team."

"My entire career has focused on helping companies navigate the right
path to realize maximum growth and scale," said Kober. "I am thrilled at
this opportunity to be a member of the Neustar team."

Prior to Komatsu, Kober spent ten years with Motorola in strategy and
operational leadership roles. During his tenure he drove $500 million of
increased profitability through new product launches, held profit and
loss responsibility for a $300 million global aftermarket accessory
products business and directed corporate strategy across all Motorola
global sectors.

Earlier, Kober was a strategy consultant at The Boston Consulting Group
and held various engineering, marketing and sales roles with Air
Products & Chemicals. He received a Master of Business Administration
from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor
of Science in Engineering from The University of Michigan.

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 available at

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