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Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Taomee Holdings Limited ("Taomee" or the "Company") (NYSE: TAOM), one of the leading children's entertainment and media companies in
China, today announced that Mr.
Frank Chenghua Zhu has resigned from his position as executive vice president of the Company for personal reasons, effective from
August 31, 2013.
Benson Haibing Wang, co-founder and chief executive officer of Taomee, commented, "Since joining Taomee in
January 2010, Mr. Zhu has made significant contributions to the developments of our Company and has provided valuable guidance. We appreciated Mr. Zhu's contributions and dedication to Taomee over the years. Meanwhile, my fellow co-founder and our president, Mr. Roc
Yunpeng Cheng, will assume Frank's responsibilities. Roc had been responsible for supervising Frank and overseeing the offline business segment since
November 2012, and thus we expect a seamless transition."
About Taomee Holdings Limited
Taomee Holdings Limited is one of the leading children's entertainment and media companies in
China driven to deliver exceptional entertainment to children and families. Founded in 2007, Taomee is one of the first companies in
Greater China to develop animated franchises for children through online virtual world that are both fun and educational. The Company's virtual worlds are widely trusted by millions of parents and caregivers across
Asia. The Company's Mole's World and Seer franchises and characters have reached millions of children and families through virtual worlds, books, monthly print magazines, interactive toys, mobile applications, animated television series and movies. For more information, please visit:
Visit online virtual world communities at
www.61.comWatch animations and films at
http://v.61.com/Download mobile games and applications at
http://m.61.com/Share with other parents and caregivers at
http://mama.61.com/Safe Harbor Statements
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