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Former ZipRealty CEO joins WhiteFence

Company offers comparison shopping for home services

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Eric Danziger, former CEO for ZipRealty Inc., has taken the reins as CEO for WhiteFence, a company that offers online comparison shopping for basic home services such as cable, telephone and electricity. After working for five years at ZipRealty, that company announced in May that Danziger would step down Aug. 1 and planned "to move back to his home in Arizona to spend more time with his family." Danziger has also served as president and chief operating officer for Carlson Hotels Worldwide, president and CEO for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, president of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, and held senior executive positions at Doubletree Hotels Corp. WhiteFence is based in Houston, Texas. Among the services that consumers can search for at the Web site: newspapers, financial services, renter's insurance, moving services, self storage, movie rental, maid services, furniture rental, locksmiths, dial-up Internet, and home warranties, among others. "I am excited by the op...