Miami, FL, May 3, 2005 — Interval International, a leading global vacation exchange company, today announced the appointment of Sharon Freed as senior vice president of consumer marketing.
Ms. Freed is responsible for leading the strategic design and deployment of the membership marketing and product development activities across the customer lifecycle. In this role, she directs the company's efforts to create programs that build on existing customer relationships and support acquisition, loyalty, and retention efforts. She reports to Jeanette Marbert, chief operating officer.
Before joining Interval, Ms. Freed spent 11 years with American Express, in various strategic marketing and general management roles in both domestic and international capacities. Most recently, she was vice president of customer engagement and loyalty for Latin America and the Caribbean.
"Sharon's experience in strategic marketing, as well as her customer loyalty and servicing expertise make her a tremendous addition to the company," Marbert said . " We are delighted to have such a talented executive join our organization and work with us as we continue to enhance our online and offline marketing initiatives."
Ms. Freed earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania with a marketing concentration from the Wharton School of Business and her M.B.A. from Cornell University.
Since 1976, Interval International has led the vacation ownership industry with its hallmarks of quality and innovation. Interval has a global network of over 2,000 resorts in 76 countries, and serves its developer clients and more than 1.7 million members - worldwide timeshare vacation owners - through 27 offices in 18 countries. Interval provides a variety of exchange services and year-round travel related benefits to enhance member vacation experiences. Headquartered in Miami, Florida, Interval International is part of IAC, which operates leading and diversified businesses in sectors being transformed by the Internet, online and offline. Other IAC companies include Ticketmaster, HSN, Lending Tree, Citysearch, and Entertainment Publications.
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