Neustar’s (NYSE: NSR) board of directors has elected James G. Cullen as chairman and elected CEO Lisa Hook, filling the seat vacated by Neustar’s founder Jeff Ganek.
A five-year veteran of the firm, Cullen has worked as the firm’s lead director since 2006.
Ganek will stay on at Neustar in the role of adviser to the board.
Neustar CEO Lisa Hook said: “I’m delighted to work with Jim Cullen as chairman of the board, as the company will benefit tremendously from his wisdom and leadership. Neustar’s business is strong, the company’s growth prospects are excellent, and with our leadership transition completed, we can move into the next phase of delivering value to our customers and shareholders. I’m also truly pleased that we will be able to call on Jeff Ganek as an adviser to the board. His knowledge of the company and the industry we serve is unparalleled.”