Angie’s List Announces Appointment of Scott Durchslag as President and Chief Executive Officer

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20-Year Consumer Technology Veteran with Proven Record Leading
E-commerce and Technology Businesses

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Angie’s List (NASDAQ:ANGI) today announced that Scott Durchslag has been
appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the
company’s Board of Directors, effective September 8, 2015.

Mr. Durchslag is a proven executive with more than 20 years of
experience leading e-commerce and technology businesses at companies
serving both consumers and businesses. He joins Angie’s List having most
recently served as President, Global e-Commerce and Marketing at Best
Buy. In that role, held until last year, he led the transformation of
the company’s global e-commerce business and was responsible for a $3
billion P&L. He also had responsibility for developing Best Buy’s retail
multichannel experience, the My Best Buy credit card/loyalty program and
corporate-wide marketing initiatives. During his tenure, Best Buy
accelerated online revenue growth from 11% in the fiscal fourth quarter
of 2013 to 26% in the fiscal fourth quarter of 2014 and improved
customer satisfaction scores, while moving to a new integrated
multichannel platform. He enhanced marketing effectiveness by increasing
digital’s share of the marketing mix, better using more digital
channels, optimizing organic search and deploying new software and tools.

Prior to joining Best Buy, Mr. Durchslag was President of Expedia
Worldwide, a leading global online travel agency where he was
responsible for managing the overall strategy, product development,
marketing and operations of its 27 sites around the world with a focus
on increasing Expedia’s global footprint and driving innovation to gain
share. During his tenure, he launched the Expedia 3.0 turnaround
strategy that reignited product innovation, including introducing a new
platform which has been a significant contributor to the company’s
growth. Previously, Mr. Durchslag was Chief Operating Officer at Skype
Global S.à r.l., a worldwide provider of software and mobile
communications services. Under his leadership as COO, the company
introduced new products and services, including Skype for Mac, Skype’s
first mobile products and Skype for Business. During his tenure, Mr.
Durchslag oversaw substantial growth in registered users, which
increased from 217 million at the beginning of 2008 to 474 million by
the end of 2009, and revenues doubled from an annualized run rate of
$400 million to $800 million.

“Scott is an action oriented executive who understands how to leverage
technology platforms to engage consumers and drive profitable growth,”
said Angie’s List Chairman John Chuang. “His experience in operations,
marketing, product development and engineering makes him particularly
well-suited to lead Angie’s List as we work to fortify our position as a
leading platform in the $800 billion local services marketplace.”

Mr. Chuang continued, “The company conducted an extensive CEO search and
interviewed a number of highly qualified candidates. Scott distinguished
himself as our top choice, having the broad range of experience and
skills with both consumers and technology that we believe will take the
company into its next phase of growth and value creation.”

“I am thrilled to be joining Angie’s List,” Mr. Durchslag said. “The
company has set the bar for delivering a great local services experience
for consumers and service providers alike. Now it’s time to raise that
bar, and I’m confident that we will. Angie’s List benefits from a highly
recognized brand, strong value proposition, extensive data and
reputation for quality. These differentiators have enabled Angie’s List
to grow quickly and establish a sizeable, loyal base of customers and
service providers. I am excited by the opportunity to build upon the
company’s strong foundation and accelerate its success.”

About Scott Durchslag

Mr. Durchslag has lived and worked across Asia, Europe and the United
States. He brings distinct strategic skills as well as a proven track
record in operational execution that includes successful turnarounds at
Best Buy, Expedia.com and Motorola, as well as scaling high growth
companies such as Skype.

Most recently, Mr. Durchslag served as President, Global e-Commerce and
Marketing at Best Buy. Prior to joining Best Buy in 2012, Mr. Durchslag
served as President of Expedia Worldwide, where he was responsible for
managing the overall strategy, product development, marketing and
operations of its 27 sites around the world with a focus on increasing
its global footprint and driving innovation to gain share. He was the
primary architect of the Expedia 3.0 turnaround strategy and began the
successful migration to its new platform, growing users, increasing
engagement and improving conversion.

In 2008, Mr. Durchslag joined Skype Global S.à r.l., where he served as
Chief Operating Officer prior to the company’s sale to an investor group
in 2009 for $2.75 billion. In that role, he led the company’s operations
and oversaw Skype’s design, products, marketing, payments and customer
care activities and managed Skype’s consumer, business and mobile
business units as well as its Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions.
During his tenure, Mr. Durchslag oversaw substantial growth in
registered users, which increased from 217 million at the beginning of
2008 to 474 million by the end of 2009, and revenues doubled from an
annualized run rate of $400 million to $800 million.

Before joining Skype, Mr. Durchslag joined Motorola in 2002 and was on
the management team of its mobile devices business. Among his roles, Mr.
Durchslag was Corporate Vice-President of Global Product & Experience
Invention, where he led product strategy, innovation, intellectual
property, product design, user interfaces, consumer experiences (music,
video, imaging, productivity and mobile internet), partnerships, product
marketing and customer care. At Motorola, he was also part of the team
that enabled Motorola’s market share to double, launched its then
leading RAZR product and created strategic partnerships with other
technology leaders, including Google and Microsoft. Earlier, Mr.
Durchslag worked at software startups in Silicon Valley, one of which
was Grand Central Networks which was later purchased by Google.

A former McKinsey & Company partner, Mr. Durchslag has more than 20
years in the technology industry and has served technology clients in
the U.S., Greater China and South Asia. He is one of the youngest
partners ever elected at McKinsey, achieving this distinction in only
four years.

He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Chicago and
received his MBA from Harvard Business School.

About Angie’s List

Angie’s List helps facilitate happy transactions between more than three
million consumers nationwide and its collection of highly-rated service
providers in 720 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to
health care. Built on a foundation of authentic reviews of local
service, Angie’s List connects consumers directly to its online
marketplace of services from member-reviewed providers and offers unique
tools and support designed to improve the local service experience for
both consumers and service professionals.

Contacts

Angie’s List
Investor Relations:
Leslie Arena, 317-808-4527
lesliea@angieslist.com
or
Public
Relations:
Debra DeCourcy, APR, 317-396-9134
debra.decourcy@angieslist.com