United Online hires new executive vice president, general counsel

United Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTD) said that Mark Harrington joined the company on August 3, 2015 as executive vice president and general counsel.

Harrington joins United Online with over 25 years of business experience, 20 years of in-house legal experience and 10 years of General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and board Advisory experience. Harrington most recently served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary of Guidance Software, Inc., a leading provider of software solutions for digital investigations, where he oversaw the worldwide legal department, was the lead legal officer for the company´s 2006 IPO, and managed multi-jurisdictional SaaS, patent and employment litigation. He received his Bachelor of Arts from UCLA and his law degree from Southwestern University School of Law, and is a member of the California State Bar.

United Online, through its operating subsidiaries, is a leading provider of consumer products and services over the Internet, where the company´s brands have attracted a large online audience that includes more than 100 million registered accounts.