Planetwide Media Appoints Philippe Benoliel CEO

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We are excited to have Philippe as CEO of Planetwide Media

Planetwide Media, a pioneer in interactive entertainment software for the MashUp generation, social networks, and user-generated personal media appointed Philippe Benoliel as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Philippe Benoliel, a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in the interactive and enterprise software industries, previously founded and held executive positions at software companies in Australia, South Africa and the United Kingdom. Mr. Benoliel currently sits on the board of numerous software and technology start-ups worldwide. He holds Commerce and Science degrees from the University of South Africa.

"We are excited to have Philippe as CEO of Planetwide Media," said Marvin Winkler, executive chairman of the board at Planetwide Media. "We know that Philippe's unique expertise and leadership will allow Planetwide to execute its growth and launch plans for Planetwide Media's portfolio of Technology and Brands."

Marvin Winkler will continue in his role as executive chairman of the board at Planetwide Media. In bringing Philippe on as CEO, Mr. Winkler completes his goal of incubating and positioning Planetwide Media together with its technology for accelerated growth. Mr. Winkler will continue in his pursuit of new business and technology growth opportunities for Planetwide Media.

About Planetwide Media

Planetwide Media develops and publishes interactive entertainment software for the MashUp generation. The Company produces web-enabled tools & widgets, and software applications that provide personal interactivity in the creation, connection and easy syndication of content on the Internet. The company's signature product Comic Book Creatorâ„¢ embraces user-generated content ("UGC") enabling users to blend their own creations into their social networks, blogs, and Internet brand spaces. Planetwide Media licenses its MashON Platform to world class lifestyle brands and advertisers in entertainment, online portals, video games, motion picture, television, music, sports, fashion, art, and travel.

Existing licensed branded content partners include: Electronic Arts, National Geographic Society, Marvel Entertainment, MTV, Paramount Pictures, TOKYOPOP, Virgin Comics, and Speed Racer.

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Planetwide Media
Mark Politi
Vice President - Licensing and Media Relations
800.560.2993 x 4206
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