UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 


 

FORM 8-K

 


 

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 3, 2014

 


 

United Online, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 


 

Delaware

(State or Other Jurisdiction

of Incorporation)

 

000-33367

(Commission

File Number)

 

77-0575839

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

 

21301 Burbank Boulevard
Woodland Hills, California

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

91367
(Zip Code)

 

(818) 287-3000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

N/A

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 


 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2):

 

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Item 8.01   Other Events.

 

On January 3, 2014, United Online, Inc. issued a press release, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)         Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description

99.1

 

Press release dated January 3, 2014.

 

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SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: January 3, 2014

 

 

 

UNITED ONLINE, INC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Neil P. Edwards

 

 

Neil P. Edwards

 

 

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

 

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EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description

99.1

 

Press release dated January 3, 2014.

 

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Exhibit 99.1

 

United Online Hires Gail Shulman as Executive Vice President and General Counsel

 

Woodland Hills, CA — (BUSINESS WIRE) — January 3, 2014 — United Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTD) announced today that Gail Shulman will be joining the company on January 7, 2014 as Executive Vice President and General Counsel.  Ms. Shulman comes with a broad base of experience, most recently serving as General Counsel for MIPS Technologies, Inc. where her responsibilities included a wide range of corporate, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, and commercial matters.  Before joining MIPS Technologies in 1999, Ms. Shulman worked for Axil Computer, a subsidiary of Hyundai Electronics, where she was the first in-house lawyer and also established Axil Computer’s legal department.  She also spent more than seven years at Thelen, Reid, Brown, Raysman & Steiner, where she specialized in corporate matters, licensing and mergers and acquisitions.

 

Francis Lobo, President and CEO of United Online, said, “Gail’s wealth of legal and strategic business experience make her a strong addition to the United Online leadership team.  Each of our segments will benefit from her guidance as we continue to differentiate and refine our offerings.”

 

About United Online

 

United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq: UNTD), through its operating subsidiaries, provides consumer products and services over the Internet, where their respective brands have attracted a large online audience that includes more than 100 million registered accounts worldwide. United Online’s Content & Media segment provides online nostalgia products and services (Classmates and StayFriends) and online loyalty marketing (MyPoints). Its primary Communications segment service is Internet access (NetZero and Juno), including NetZero Mobile Broadband (NetZero Wireless).

 

Contact

 

Investors:

David Bigelow, 818-287-3560

dbigelow@corp.untd.com

or

Media Inquiries:

Scott Matulis, 818-287-3388

pr@untd.com