Taomee Announces Resignation of Chief Technology Officer

2014-02-14 17:00 995

SHANGHAI, February 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taomee Holdings Limited ("Taomee" or the "Company") (NYSE: TAOM), China's leading children's entertainment and media company, today announced that Mr. Crow Zhen Wei has stepped down from his position as chief technology officer of the Company for personal reasons, effective immediately but he will serve as an honorary consultant of the Company and remain as a member of the Company's board of directors.

Mr. Benson Haibing Wang, co-founder and chief executive officer of Taomee, commented, "Mr. Wei is my fellow co-founder and has served as our chief technology officer since our establishment. Since joining us, with his firm leadership, entrepreneurial visions and strong teamwork spirit, Mr. Wei has made significant contributions in building our Company into the leading children's entertainment and media service provider in China and providing valuable guidance to the development of our Company. His industriousness and dedication have been recognized by every member of the Company. On behalf of the entire board of directors and management team, I want to express our sincere gratitude to Mr. Wei for his dedication and commitment to Taomee over the years and wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors."

Mr. Wei commented, "It has been an honor and privilege to be a part of the Taomee management team, and I am very proud of our achievements together. I believe that Taomee has never been stronger than it is today and I wish the entire management team and Company continued success."

About Taomee Holdings Limited

Taomee Holdings Limited ("Taomee" or "the Company") is China's leader in children's entertainment and media. Its award winning content offerings are both engaging and educational, endearing it to children, as well as to parents and teachers. The Company was founded in 2007 with the mission to bring joy and inspiration to children. Its popular character franchises, including SEER and MOLE'S WORLD, are distributed online via virtual worlds, web games and mobile applications, as well as through traditional media, including animated box office films, TV series, books and consumer products, most notably interactive toys and trading cards. Its online community regularly achieves top search ranking in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Taomee has been consistently recognized for its leadership and innovative contributions to the children's market, including accolades from China's Ministry of Culture and the China Animation Association.

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