RALEIGH, NC -- (Marketwire) -- 02/07/12 -- Icon Media Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ICNM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lincoln Spoor as the newest member of the Icon Media Board of Directors.
Mr. Spoor is currently Founder, President and CEO of Westward Dough, LLC, a multifaceted owner and operator of restaurants and food concepts. Prior to founding Westward, Mr. Spoor spent 11 years as the Managing Director and Head of High Yield Origination with Banc of America Securities in New York.
"We are very pleased to have Lincoln join the Board and believe his contributions and insights will result in increased shareholder value," said Rob Deakin, President and CEO of Icon Media Holdings. "His experience in finance and expertise in business will assist the Company in executing its growth strategy and strategic initiatives."
About Icon Media Holdings, Inc. (ICNM):
Icon Media Holdings, Inc. is a diversified global e-commerce company. The Company currently owns and/or operates e-commerce websites including www.moviegoods.com, www.puntdogposters.com and sells globally on storefronts such as Amazon and eBay, among others. The Company also supports e-commerce companies through its financial services division IFX Financial Group. Corporate website: www.iconmediaholdings.com.
About Mr. Spoor:
Mr. Spoor received his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. In addition to Westward Dough, Lincoln sits on the Boards of Vegas Valley Angels, an early stage angel investor group in Las Vegas, NV and After School All Stars. He was also the past President of Sunrise Children's Hospital in Las Vegas.
Westward Dough, based in Las Vegas, NV, owns and operates the Krispy Kreme franchises in 5 western states, as well as Auntie Anne, Caribou Coffee and Capriotti's franchises. It also includes Kokopax.com, a designer and distributor of high end baby consumer products.
Forward-Looking Statements & Disclaimers:
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