TEMPE, Ariz., April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: LLNW) today announced that the company has appointed Mr. George Fraser, a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience in the telecommunications and mobile industries, to the position of Vice President, EMEA and Asia Pacific.
"I am excited to join the Limelight Networks team and help the company accelerate its expansion into international markets. Content delivery is an exciting industry that offers tremendous opportunities for growth, and I believe Limelight's network-based approach to delivery positions the company to favorably capitalize on the continued expansion of worldwide IP traffic," said Fraser.
At Limelight Networks, Mr. Fraser will oversee sales operations and business development strategies in the London, Paris, Frankfurt, and Singapore offices.
"We are delighted to add George's strategic abilities and extensive telecommunications industry experience to our senior sales leadership team," said David Hatfield, senior vice president, Limelight Networks, Inc. "Our international operations have grown steadily since we established our first European office, and we look forward to George's abilities to successfully continue that growth."
Mr. Fraser joins the Company from Motricity, where he was senior vice president, global sales. Responsible for business development, Mr. Fraser helped Motricity achieve over $100 million in revenue in 2008. Prior to this, Mr. Fraser was Managing Director and Vice President, Europe for Infospace, Inc., where he was responsible for mobile search, media storefront services, portal services, and messaging. Prior to Infospace, Mr. Fraser held general manager positions in Europe and Latin America for RealNetworks, Inc. Mr. Fraser has also held executive positions at Eyretel, Worldcom, British Telecom, and Xerox Corporation.
This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning the company's operations and use of intellectual property. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially including, the inherent risks associated with litigation, particularly intellectual property-based litigation. The Company assumes no duty or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.
About Limelight Networks, Inc.
Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: LLNW) is a content delivery partner enabling the next wave of Internet business and entertainment. More than 1300 Internet, entertainment, software, and technology brands trust our robust, scalable platform to monetize their digital assets by delivering a brilliant online experience to their global audience. Our architecture bypasses the busy public Internet using a dedicated optical network that interconnects thousands of servers and delivers massive files at the speed of light - directly to the access networks that consumers use every day. Our proven network and passion for service provides our customers confidence that every object in their library will be delivered to every user, every time. Read our blog at http://blog.llnw.com or visit http://www.limelightnetworks.com for more information.
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