eHealth Announces Appointment of Scott N. Flanders as New Independent Director
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/07/08 -- eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) announcedtoday that Scott N. Flanders has been appointed as an independent directorto eHealth's Board of Directors. Flanders also will serve on theCompensation Committee of the Board.
Mr. Flanders brings his extensive track record in business leadership andcorporate marketing to eHealth's Board of Directors. He currently servesas the President, Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board ofDirectors of Freedom Communications, Inc., one of the largest mediacompanies in the United States, with sales of $1 billion in newspapers,interactive media, and television stations. Previously, Mr. Flanders wasthe Chairman and CEO of Columbia House Company, the world's oldest andlargest direct marketer of music and video products, with revenues of over$1 billion. In 1998, Mr. Flanders co-founded Telstreet.com, an e-commercecompany specializing in helping consumers shop for wireless products andservices. He remained Chairman of Telstreet until the company merged withBuy.com in August of 2000.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of eHealth, Gary Lauer, said, "We arepleased to welcome Mr. Flanders to our Board. His extensive experience inmarketing, e-commerce and interactive media will greatly contribute to ourcompany as we explore new marketing initiatives to support our memberacquisition strategy and drive long-term revenue growth."
Flanders is replacing Joseph S. Lacob who resigned from eHealth's Board ofDirectors. "We are grateful for Mr. Lacob's service on the Board and thankhim for his many contributions since joining us in 1999," said Mr. Lauer.
eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) is the parent company of eHealthInsurance, thenation's leading online source of health insurance for individuals,families and small businesses. Through the company's website,www.ehealthinsurance.com, consumers can get quotes from leading healthinsurance carriers, compare plans side by side, and apply for and purchasehealth insurance. eHealthInsurance offers more than 7,000 health plansunderwritten by more than 160 of the nation's leading health insurancecompanies. eHealthInsurance is licensed to sell health insurance in all 50states and the District of Columbia. eHealthInsurance and eHealth areregistered trademarks of eHealthInsurance Services, Inc.
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