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Dolby Laboratories Appoints New General Counsel

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Jan 17, 2011

Dolby Laboratories Appoints New General Counsel

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 globally."

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."

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