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ProShares Names Morgan Gold Head of Marketing

ProShares, a premier provider of alternative ETFs, announced the appointment of Morgan Gold as managing director and head of marketing. He will report to ProShares Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael Sapir and serve on the company’s executive management team.

“Morgan’s proven track record of leading strong brands makes him an outstanding addition to our organization,” Sapir said. “We look forward to his leadership as we continue to help our investors and distribution partners build better portfolios.”

A financial services veteran with more than 15 years of experience, Gold will oversee all aspects of marketing and communication activities at ProShares. He will be based in the company’s Bethesda, MD headquarters.

Gold most recently served as vice president and head of global brand and advertising at TIAA-CREF. He also oversaw the firm’s direct-to-consumer marketing efforts. Previously, he was the director of brand strategy at The Hartford Financial Services Group. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Tufts University and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

About ProShares

ProShares offers the nation's largest lineup of alternative ETFs. We help investors to go beyond the limitations of conventional investing and face today's market challenges. ProShares helps investors build better portfolios by providing access to alternative investments delivered with the liquidity, transparency and cost effectiveness of ETFs. Our lineup of 150 alternative ETFs can help you reduce volatility, manage risk and enhance returns.

ProShares has the largest lineup of alternative ETFs in the United States according to Strategic Insight, based on analysis of all the known alternative ETF providers (as defined by Strategic Insight) by their number of funds and assets (as of 1/31/2014).

Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal. ProShares are generally non-diversified and entail certain risks, including risk associated with the use of derivatives (swap agreements, futures contracts and similar instruments), imperfect benchmark correlation, leverage and market price variance, all of which can increase volatility and decrease performance. For more on correlation, leverage and other risks, please read the prospectus. There is no guarantee any ProShares ETF will achieve its investment objective.

Carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of ProShares before investing. This and other information can be found in their summary and full prospectuses. Read them carefully before investing.

ProShares are distributed by SEI Investments Distribution Co., which is not affiliated with the funds' advisor.

Contacts:

Media:
Hewes Communications, Inc.
Tucker Hewes, 212-207-9451
tucker@hewescomm.com
or
Investors:
ProShares
866-776-5125
ProShares.com

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