SpaFinder, Inc. Names Lori Moher Vice President, National Accounts
New York, NY (March 23, 2009) − SpaFinder, Inc., the world’s largest spa and salon media, marketing and gifting company, today announced the appointment of Lori Moher as Vice President, National Accounts. In this position, Ms. Moher will focus on expanding SpaFinder’s leading consumer gift card business, which sends customers to spas and salons worldwide, concentrating on the company’s largest relationships with Blackhawk, InComm, and Walgreens.
“The pre-paid gift card market is expected to exceed $192 billion in 2009, and card gifting will continue to be a core driver for the spa and salon business,” said Steven Kane, Senior VP of Gift Card Sales for SpaFinder, Inc. “With the combination of Lori’s hands on experience, the breadth of SpaFinder’s gifting programs, and the reach of our partners, we believe we will continue to have unmatched offerings for the spa and salon industries.”
Ms. Moher has proven experience building successful gifting programs, having held senior management positions with Incent One, GiftCertificates.com, and InComm. While at InComm, she served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Gift Cards, overseeing all sales and operations of their vast gift card division. Prior to InComm, she was President and Founder of MoBe, Inc., a full service gift card management company, Vice President of Merchant Partnerships at GiftCertificates.com, and Director of National Sales at Incent One.
By the end of 2009, SpaFinder, Inc. expects its SpaFinder and Salon Wish Gift Cards to be available in almost 60,000 retail locations, allowing customers worldwide an easy, convenient way to give the gift of spa or salon while shopping at their favorite stores. Locations offering the gift cards in the U.S. include Safeway, Kroger, Walmart and Walgreens and in Canada, Loblaw’s, Sobeys and 7-Eleven.
About SpaFinder, Inc.:
The world’s largest spa media, marketing and gifting company, SpaFinder, Inc. connects millions of wellness-focused consumers with thousands of spas worldwide. SpaFinder’s media properties include the award-winning Spafinder.com, the Spa Enthusiast newsletter and the annual worldwide spa directory, Global SpaFinder. Spa Finder Gift Certificates and its new gift division, Salon Wish, offer spa gift certificates and cards that are redeemable at a combined network of over 8,500 spas and salons worldwide and available at thousands of retail outlets. The company’s software division innovates new solutions that help spas build and streamline their businesses, including the popular SpaBooker online booking system. SpaFinder Europe and SpaFinder Japan offer regional spa marketing and gifting programs, including localized, native-language websites. Founded in 1986, the privately held company is headquartered in Manhattan.