Limelight Networks (LLNW) Makes Robert Lento Permanent CEO

January 22, 2013 2:08 PM EST Send to a Friend
Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW) 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.

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.


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