NEW YORK, NY - May 7, 2002 - LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN) today announced that it has named Steven Berns to its Board of Directors. Mr. Berns has been Vice President and Treasurer of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., a major organization of advertising agencies and marketing services companies, since 1999. Mr. Berns also held a variety of financial positions with Revlon, Inc., from April 1992 to August 1999, becoming Vice President and Treasurer in 1996. Prior to joining Revlon, Mr. Berns worked at Paramount Communications Inc. and with the public accounting firm of Deloitte and Touche. He received a B.S. from Lehigh University, and an MBA from New York University.
"We're very pleased to have someone of Steve's stature join our Board at this point in our development. Steve brings with him a strong background of financial expertise that will complement our board and management teams, " said Robert LoCascio, Chief Executive Officer of LivePerson. Mr. Berns replaces Robert W. Matschullat, former Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of The Seagram Company Ltd.
LivePerson (http://www.liveperson.com/) is a leading Application Service Provider (ASP) of technology facilitating real-time sales and customer service for companies doing business on the Internet. The LivePerson service enables online businesses to communicate securely with Internet users in real time, thereby enhancing the online experience. With LivePerson real-time solutions, consisting of Chat, real time marketing and selling tools, a self-service FAQ product, and email, LivePerson offers clients the opportunity to increase sales, lower customer service costs and increase responsiveness to customer needs. LivePerson is headquartered in New York City.
Media Contact: Maria Gomez LivePerson 212-609-4219 firstname.lastname@example.org MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -- Click Here http://tbutton.prnewswire.com/prn/11690X64944897
SOURCE: LivePerson, Inc.
CONTACT: Younjee Kim, +1-212-609-4222, email@example.com