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Global Background Check Leader Sterling Infosystems Announces New Chief Marketing Officer - September 09, 2013

Julia Mair, formerly Vice President, Consumer Marketing and Circulation for The Wall Street Journal, joins Sterling Infosystems to help drive growth and enhance the company’s visibility

NEW YORK - September 9, 2013 — Sterling Infosystems, the world’s most trusted background check company, today announced the appointment of Julia Mair as chief marketing officer. Mair is a seasoned marketer with a reputation for leading high-performing marketing teams at The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones and Factiva.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Julia to the leadership team at Sterling Infosystems. Julia’s experience in global marketing will help us further engage our clients and business partners as we grow and expand internationally,” said Clare Hart, president of Sterling Infosystems. “Sterling Infosystems is the innovator in the background check business, and placing marketing strength behind our product and technical development will ensure that Sterling clients and the market are well aware of Sterling’s latest advancements.”

“Sterling Infosystems is the best provider of background checks in so many ways – which makes it a truly exceptional place to be as a marketer. I’m delighted to join a company that is so passionate and committed to serving its clients with quality and innovation,” said Mair.

Prior to her role as vice president, consumer marketing and circulation for The Wall Street Journal, Mair led global marketing and corporate communications in the Enterprise Media Group, the B2B news and information services division of Dow Jones. Mair spent over nine years in sales and marketing with LexisNexis before joining Dow Jones. She is a graduate of Indiana University and University of Michigan’s Ross Business School Executive Leadership Program.

About Sterling Infosystems

Sterling Infosystems is one of the largest background check companies in the world. Led by founder William Greenblatt since 1976, Sterling is chosen by over 25% of the Fortune 100 and over 20,000 organizations to help them hire and retain the right people. As a global background check leader, Sterling has 2,200 people in 12 offices in six countries. Sterling’s people bring expertise in compliance, client experience and applicant experience. Connected by the world’s most advanced background check technology platform, and backed by strong financials, Sterling continuously reinvests in its business to ensure it remains a global leader.

In December 2010, Calera Capital, a leading middle-market private equity firm, invested in Sterling in partnership with founder William Greenblatt and the company’s management team.