Andy Sherman to join Dolby as Executive Vice President, General
Counsel and Secretary
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) today announced the appointment of
Andy Sherman to the executive team at Dolby as Executive Vice President,
General Counsel and Secretary. He will be responsible for managing the
company's legal, regulatory, and intellectual property matters and will
report to President and CEO Kevin Yeaman.
"Andy has deep and proven experience in both corporate and technology
law," said Kevin Yeaman. "His breadth of knowledge and experience will
be a key advantage for the company as we continue to grow our business
Prior to joining Dolby, Mr. Sherman held the position of Senior Vice
President and General Counsel at CBS Interactive, where he oversaw the
legal group advising CBS's online entertainment, mobile, technology,
sports, news, games, lifestyle, and international business units. He
joined CBS Interactive following CBS's acquisition of CNET Networks,
where he served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.
Prior to joining CNET Networks, he held senior legal positions with
global responsibility at a variety of public technology companies
including Sybase, PeopleSoft, and Epiphany.
Mr. Sherman was in private practice with the law firm Gray Cary Ware &
Freidenrich (now DLA Piper) in the Silicon Valley, where he specialized
in the representation of private and public technology companies in
intellectual property and complex technology-related litigation and
transactional matters. Mr. Sherman holds a JD from the University of the
Pacific, as well as a BS degree in business administration from the
University of Southern California.
"Dolby is a world-class company and recognized as a leader within the
entertainment technology industry," said Andy Sherman. "With a long
history of innovation and growth, it is well placed to deliver
outstanding solutions to partners around the world."
About Dolby Laboratories
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) is the global leader in technologies that
are essential elements in the best entertainment experiences. Founded in
1965 and best known for high-quality audio and surround sound, Dolby
creates innovations that enrich entertainment at the movies, at home, or
on the go. For more information about Dolby Laboratories or Dolby®
technologies, visit www.dolby.com.
Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby
Laboratories, Inc. S11/23791
Sean Durkin, 415-645-5176 (Media)
Source: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
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