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Jim Ferris Appointed to The Board of Directors of Quepasa Corporation
Sep 23, 2008 (06:09 AM EDT)


WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Quepasa Corporation , owner of Quepasa.com, an online social community for young Latinos, today announced that Jim Ferris, the current Senior Global Brand Manager at Electronic Arts , has been appointed to serve as an independent member of the Company's Board of Directors. Ferris becomes the seventh member of the Board.

"We are building a world class board of directors to provide strategic direction as we continue to enhance the functionality of Quepasa.com. Jim brings comprehensive online and marketing expertise to our board and we are already benefitting from his expertise as we prepare to roll out exciting new interactive options to our social platform and online community," said John C. Abbot, Quepasa's Chief Executive Officer.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Ferris was Product Manager at EA Sports, a division of Electronic Arts from 2003 to 2006. Mr. Ferris has also served as the Product Manager of Sports/ Racing for Hasbro Interactive and was Marketing Manager of Sears Craftsman Motorsports for Morris International. Mr. Ferris holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from .

Quepasa Corporation , headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL (with offices in Los Angeles, Scottsdale, Miami and Hermosillo, MX), owns Quepasa.com, one of the world's largest, bicultural, Latino online communities committed to providing fun, competitive, interactive, and easy to use social tools, and rich multimedia content to embrace Latinos, and empower them to connect on-line, and share their interests, ideas, and activities.

Media Contact: Luz Maria Castellanos LMC Media (323) 924-2835 Investor Relations Contact: Brinlea Johnson The Blueshirt Group (212) 551-1453 brinlea@blueshirtgroup.com

CONTACT: Media: Luz Maria Castellanos, LMC Media, +1-323-924-2835, LMC@LMCMediaConsulting.com, Investor Relations: Brinlea Johnson, TheBlueshirt Group, +1-212-551-1453,

Web site: http://www.quepasa.com/