United Online Names Edward Zinser as Chief Financial Officer
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WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2014--
United Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTD) announced today the appointment of
Edward Zinser as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,
effective May 19, 2014. Mr. Zinser joins United Online with over 30
years of management experience and approximately 20 years of experience
as the Chief Financial Officer of both publicly-traded and
privately-held companies. Mr. Zinser most recently served as Chief
Financial Officer of Boingo Wireless, Inc., a leading WiFi software and
services provider. Prior to that, Mr. Zinser was Executive Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer of THQ, Inc., a worldwide
publisher of interactive entertainment software, and prior to that he
was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Vivendi
Universal Games, Inc., a global publisher of entertainment and education
software. Mr. Zinser also has served as President and Chief Operating
Officer of Styleclick, Inc., Senior Vice President and Chief Financial
Officer of Internet Shopping Network LLC, Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer of Chromium Graphics, Inc. and in senior
financial positions with The Walt Disney Company. He is a member of the
board of directors and chairman of the audit committee of Universal
Electronics, Inc. Mr. Zinser received his Bachelor of Science from
Fairfield University and his MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate
School of Business.
“We are very excited to have Ed as our Chief Financial Officer,” said
Francis Lobo, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Online.
“He brings a wealth of experience working with companies in the Internet
and e-commerce sectors and successfully acquiring and integrating new
businesses. He will be a valuable addition to our senior management team
as we continue to evolve our existing businesses and pursue
opportunities to broaden the scope and reach of our products and
Michelle Stalick, who has been serving as United Online’s Interim Chief
Financial Officer, will remain the Chief Accounting Officer of United
Online. “I want to thank Michelle Stalick for serving as our Interim
Chief Financial Officer and overseeing the finance function for the past
few months,” said Lobo.
About United Online®
United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNTD), through its operating subsidiaries,
provides consumer products and services over the Internet, where their
respective brands have attracted a large online audience that includes
more than 100 million registered accounts worldwide. United Online’s
Content & Media segment provides social networking products and services
(Classmates and StayFriends) and loyalty marketing (MyPoints). Its
primary Communications segment service is Internet access (NetZero and
Juno), including NetZero Mobile Broadband (NetZero Wireless).
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