MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - Mar 26, 2015) - EVINE Live Inc. (
Peterman brings more than 20 years of experience to EVINE Live, including extensive and diversified expertise in operations, corporate development and financial management for publicly held industry leaders in media, technology and ecommerce including Synacor, The E.W. Scripps Company, IAC and the Tribune Company. Peterman will report to Mark Bozek, CEO of EVINE Live Inc.
"Tim's extensive experience in finance, retail and media makes him the ideal executive to drive EVINE Live's performance going forward," said Bob Rosenblatt, Chairman of the Board. "We are confident that his proven ability to execute will be a tremendous asset as we continue to drive efficiencies and gain momentum with our strategy."
As the Company continues to transition its approach in all areas of the business, EVINE Live is consolidating leadership and announced it is eliminating President Bob Ayd's position.
EVINE Live also announced the departure of Teresa Dery, Senior Vice President and General Counsel. The Company has appointed Chief Strategy Officer, Russell Nuce, as interim General Counsel, effective immediately.
"We appreciate the contributions Bob, Bill and Teresa have made to the Company and wish them all the best in their future endeavors. We believe that our new leadership structure will allow us to be more nimble in all areas of the business and further cement a strong foundation for long term growth and profitability," said Bozek.
About EVINE Live Inc.
EVINE Live Inc. is a digital commerce company that offers customers multiple ways to shop and interact via TV, online and on mobile devices in the merchandise categories of Home, Beauty, Health & Fitness, Fashion & Accessories, Jewelry & Watches and Consumer Electronics. Under the leadership of Mark Bozek, who took over as CEO in June 2014, the Company has begun its repositioning to a true digital commerce company. EVINE Live has access to 88 million cable and satellite television homes and also is available nationwide via live streaming at www.evine.com. Effective November 2014, the Company's name changed to EVINE Live Inc. and its NASDAQ trading symbol changed to EVLV.
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