Inuvo, Inc. Appoints Richard K. Howe as Chief Executive Officer

Wed Dec 19, 2012 4:30pm EST

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NEW YORK, NY, Dec 19 (Marketwire) -- 
Inuvo, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INUV) (the "Company" or "Inuvo"), an Internet
Company that develops and markets browser based consumer applications and
manages networks of websites, today announced that its Board of Directors
has named Richard K. Howe as Chief Executive Officer effective
immediately. Mr. Howe will remain as the Company's Chairman of the Board.
Mr. Howe succeeds Peter Corrao who is departing the Company to pursue
other interests. Mr. Corrao has resigned as a director of Inuvo and has
agreed to consult and advise the Company on business and strategic
matters.

    "I want to thank Peter for his service and dedication to Inuvo," said Mr.
Howe. "His experience and leadership guided the successful integration of
our companies following the merger in March." 

    Commenting on the transition, Mr. Corrao said, "After building the ALOT
business into a leading browser based consumer application and
successfully integrating the operations of Vertro and Inuvo, I am pleased
to see Rich assume the role of CEO. I believe he has the right
experience, skill set and vision to take Inuvo to the next level."

    Mr. Howe has been a member of the Company's Board of Directors since
November 2008, and has served as Executive Chairman of the Board of
Directors since March 2012. He served as the Company's President and
Chief Executive Officer from November 2008 until March 2012. Prior to
joining the Company, Mr. Howe served as Chief Marketing and M&A Officer
at the Axciom Corporation (NASDAQ: ACXM), a multi-channel marketing,
technology, data and services provider, which he joined in 2004. From
2001 to 2004, he served as general manager of Global Marketing Services
at Fair Isaac & Company (NYSE: FICO), a leading provider of risk
management software and analytics products and services. Between 1999 and
2001, Mr. Howe started, grew and sold private Internet search innovator,
ieWild. Mr. Howe has over his career led the acquisition, merger or
divestiture of numerous companies on three continents. Mr. Howe has both
undergraduate and graduate degrees in engineering having studied at
Concordia and McGill University, Canada.

    About Inuvo, Inc.

    Inuvo, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INUV) is an Internet Company that develops and
markets browser based consumer applications and manages networks of
websites. To learn more about Inuvo, please visit www.inuvo.com. 

    

Contact:

Alliance Advisors, LLC
Alan Sheinwald
914-669-0222
President
asheinwald@allianceadvisors.net 

Inuvo, Inc.
Wally Ruiz
212-231-2000 Ext. 160
Chief Financial Officer
wallace.ruiz@inuvo.com 

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