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2012-08-01 06:26:36

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sendmail today announced that it has appointed Glen D. Vondrick president and chief executive officer, succeeding Donald J. Massaro. Vondrick has been president and chief operating officer of Sendmail since 2008. During this time, he and Massaro worked closely to successfully transition the company from an open source and software-only company to the leader of enterprise email infrastructure appliances while establishing a unique market position in...

2012-07-31 10:24:58

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that Brad Rodrigues has joined the company as senior vice president and general manager of digital and community development. In this role, Rodrigues will be responsible for developing and managing the execution of LeapFrog's digital and community strategies, including LeapFrog's Learning Path, and deepening the relationships with LeapFrog's...

2012-07-26 02:34:28

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced that LeapPad2(TM), its new groundbreaking learning tablet for kids, sold as many pre-sale units in just two days as the original LeapPad(TM) did in a week. In fact, consumer demand is so high that leapfrog.com sold out of its initial quantities in less than a week. Expected to be one of the hot products of the 2012 holiday season, consumers should...

2012-07-23 06:24:12

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Art.com Inc., the world's easiest place to discover, experience and buy art, has named Sharon McCollam to its Board of Directors where she will serve as Chairperson of the Audit Committee. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091208/ART-COMLOGO) "Sharon is a highly respected retail and direct marketing executive with an impressive track record at Williams-Sonoma, Inc., one of the nation's largest online retailers," said Geoffroy...

2012-07-23 06:23:45

NEW YORK, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc.("Peet's Coffee" or the "Company") (NasdaqGS:Peet) related to the proposed acquisition of the Company by German holding company, Joh A. Beckiser. The transaction is valued at approximately $1 billion or $73.50 per share. This investigation concerns whether the Board of Directors of Peet's Coffee breached their...

2012-07-16 10:26:54

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), the leader in educational entertainment for children, announced today that Ray Arthur has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/LFLOGO) "Ray is a world-class CFO and I am very happy he has decided to join the LeapFrog team," said John Barbour, Chief Executive Officer. "He is a seasoned 30-year executive with a proven track-record of building...

2012-07-05 14:21:39

EMERYVILLE, Calif., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), the leader in educational entertainment for children, announced that chief financial officer Mark A. Etnyre has resigned from the company in order to spend more time with his family and pursue personal interests. The resignation will be effective as of October 1, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/LFLOGO) "Mark has built an excellent finance organization and made significant...

2012-06-29 02:25:40

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF) announced today that Dr. Theodore R. Mitchell has joined the company's board of directors. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/LFLOGO) "Ted brings more than 30 years of education experience to our Board, including promoting innovation and excellence in education," said William Chiasson, LeapFrog chairman. "We look forward to benefitting from his leadership and experience as LeapFrog...

2012-06-19 02:33:28

SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Buoyed by Japan's rapid adoption of smartphones and mobile email, Sendmail today announced it is experiencing regional sales growth of more than 300 percent over the past three years under the leadership of Japan Country Manager Nobuhiro Suemasa who was recently promoted to Sendmail Vice President. With smartphones surpassing feature phones as the most acquired device in Japan last February (comScore), mobile phone users are sending...

2012-06-18 22:20:48

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: LF), the leader in educational entertainment, today announced two revolutionary new platforms: LeapPad2, the next generation of the #1 kid's learning tablet LeapPad(TM), and LeapsterGS, the ultimate learning video game system. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/54819-leapfrog-announces-leappad-2-and-leapster-gs (Photo:...