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Monster Names Patrick W. Manzo Vice President, Compliance and Fraud Prevention

MAYNARD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 29, 2006--Monster(R), the leading global online careers and recruitment resource and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: MNST), today announced the appointment of Patrick W. Manzo as Vice President, Compliance and Fraud Prevention.

Mr. Manzo will be responsible for managing compliance with Monster's external policies and ensuring consumer security by preventing fraudulent use of Monster products and protecting Monster's industry-leading resume database from unauthorized access. In this critical leadership position, Mr. Manzo will help Monster establish and maintain open lines of communication with local, state, and federal law enforcement organizations and intelligence-gathering agencies, leading to better detection, recovery and prevention of fraud.

"By aggressively implementing a tri-pronged approach to Internet safety, we have significantly reduced fraudulent activity on Monster. Technology enhancements, user education and a dedicated Task Force have also helped increase overall awareness of this critical industry issue among online consumers," said Brad Baker, President, Product, Technology and Service at Monster. "Patrick's expertise and legal background will further enable us to maintain a safe environment for our users, as well as foster new and existing relationships with law enforcement organizations in an effort to prosecute offenders."

Mr. Manzo comes to Monster from Craig & Macauley Professional Corporation, where he litigated business disputes in state and federal courts. Before joining Craig & Macauley, Mr. Manzo practiced corporate law with the law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Manzo served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy, where he was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal twice and the Navy Achievement Medal for meritorious performance. A graduate of Georgetown University with a bachelor's degree in Government with a minor in History, Mr. Manzo holds a Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School.

About Monster Worldwide

Founded in 1967, Monster Worldwide, Inc. is the parent company of Monster(R), the leading global online careers and recruitment resource. Headquartered in New York with approximately 4,200 employees in 36 countries, Monster Worldwide (NASDAQ: MNST) is a member of the S&P 500 Index and the NASDAQ 100. More information about Monster Worldwide is available at www.monsterworldwide.com.

About Monster

Monster(R) is the leading global online careers and recruitment resource. A division of Monster Worldwide, Monster works for everyone by connecting quality job seekers at all levels with leading employers across all industries. Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Maynard, Mass., Monster has 34 local language and content sites in 32 countries worldwide. More information is available at www.monster.com or by calling 1-800-MONSTER. To learn more about Monster's industry-leading employer products and services, please visit http://info.monster.com.

Special Note: Safe Harbor Statement Under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Except for historical information contained herein, the statements made in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements involve certain risks and uncertainties, including statements regarding Monster Worldwide, Inc.'s strategic direction, prospects and future results. Certain factors, including factors outside of Monster Worldwide's control, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward- looking statements, including economic and other conditions in the markets in which Monster Worldwide operates, risks associated with acquisitions, competition, seasonality and the other risks discussed in Monster Worldwide's Form 10-K and other filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which discussions are incorporated in this release by reference.

Danielle Perry

SOURCE: Monster

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