United Online announces post-spin-off management structure

|By:, SA News Editor

Following United Online's (UNTD -1.8%) completion of FTD Companies' spin-off on Nov. 1, Francis Lobo (most recently President of AOL Services) will assume the roles of President and CEO of United Online, replacing the retiring Mark Goldston. Howard Phanstiel will assume the role of chairman of the board.

FTD will be led by Robert Apatoff, who will serve as President and CEO. He was previously responsible for the operations of FTD and Interflora In North America and the U.K. Robert Berglass will serve as chairman of the board.