February 4, 2014

XO Group Names Jennifer Garrett as EVP, National Enterprise Sales

Formerly of Viacom, Garrett Brings Extensive Sales Leadership and Multi-platform Expertise to Premier Media and Technology Company

NEW YORK, NY, February 4, 2014 – XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO, www.theknotworldwide.com), the premier media and technology company devoted to weddings, pregnancy, and everything in between, today announced it has named Jennifer Garrett as Executive Vice President, National Enterprise Sales.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jennifer Garrett to XO Group,” said David Liu, Chief Executive Officer. “Jenny is well-known as a passionate sales leader who has deep relationships with the top national advertisers and major agencies, a creative problem solver and a terrific teammate.”

Ms. Garrett joined XO Group from Viacom Inc., where she spent twelve years in senior sales roles at Nickelodeon and MTV Networks International. Most recently, she was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at the Nickelodeon Group of Viacom Media Networks, where she led a convergent team responsible for driving a substantial amount of TV and online advertising revenue. At Nickelodeon, she developed distinctive multi-platform marketing solutions across on-air, online, mobile, recreation, and consumer products to drive business. Previously, she was instrumental in building the global advertising business for MTV Networks International, where she contributed a significant portion of the group’s revenue by delivering TV and digital media dollars to MTV, Nickelodeon International and Neopets.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Garrett was a lawyer at the firm now known as Mayer, Brown, Rowe and Maw. She received a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Barnard College, Columbia University and a Juris Doctor degree from New York University School of Law.  She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.

About XO Group Inc.
XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO; http://www.theknotworldwide.com) is the premier media and technology company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between, providing young women with the trusted information, products and advice they need to guide them through the most transformative events of their lives. Our family of premium brands began with the #1 wedding brand, The Knot, and has grown to include WeddingChannel.com, The Nest, The Bump and Ijie.com. XO Group is recognized by the industry for being innovative in all media – from the web to social media and mobile, magazines and books, and video – and our groundbreaking social platforms have ignited passionate communities across the world. XO Group has leveraged its customer loyalty into successful businesses in online sponsorship and advertising, registry services, ecommerce and publishing. The company is publicly listed on the New York Stock Exchange (XOXO) and is headquartered in New York City.