DGAP-News Limelight Appoints Robert Lento as Chief Executive Officer

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    Limelight Networks

    22.01.2013 20:11

    Seasoned Executive Moves From Acting to Permanent Role; Joins Company´s Board
    of Directors

    PHOENIX, 2013-01-22 20:10 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
    Limelight Networks (Nasdaq:LLNW), a leader in digital presence management,
    today announced the appointment of Robert Lento as chief executive officer
    (CEO), effective immediately. Mr. Lento has been serving as the Company´s
    Interim CEO since November 26, 2012.

    ´Over the past two months I´ve had the opportunity to work closely with our
    board and many of our employees, ´ said Mr. Lento. ´I´m extremely impressed with
    the people, products, and services we offer in the market. I´m excited about
    our future and proud to be part of Limelight Networks.´

    Mr. Lento brings over 30 years of industry knowledge and leadership experience
    to Limelight Networks. Prior to joining Limelight, Lento spent 14 years at
    Convergys, serving a decade as the senior sales executive. During the last four
    years, as president of the company´s information management division, he led a
    turnaround creating a highly profitable and growing business, which NEC
    acquired in May 2012. Earlier, Lento served as president of LAN systems for
    Donnelly Enterprise Solutions, where he grew both top line revenue and
    profitability. Previously he served in executive roles at Entex Information
    Services, Decision Resources, and Future Information Systems. Mr. Lento holds a
    BS in Management from the State University of New York.

    Mr. Lento will be joining Limelight´s board of directors. Former CEO Jeff
    Lunsford is stepping down as board member and chairman.

    About Limelight Networks

    Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:LLNW) is a global leader in Digital Presence
    Management. Limelight´s Orchestrate Digital Presence Platform is an integrated
    suite of cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, which allows
    organizations to optimize all aspects of their online digital presence across
    web, mobile, social, and large screen channels. Orchestrate leverages
    Limelight´s scalable, high-performance global network to offer advanced
    features for: web content management; website personalization; content
    targeting; online video publishing; mobile enablement and monetization; content
    delivery; transcoding; and cloud storage - combined with social media
    integration and powerful analytics. Limelight´s team of digital presence
    experts helps organizations streamline processes and optimize business results
    across all customer interaction channels to deliver exceptional multi-screen
    experiences, improve brand awareness, drive revenue, and enhance their customer
    relationships - all while reducing costs. For more information, please visit

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    Language:     English
    Company:      Limelight Networks
                  United States
    ISIN:         US53261M1045

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