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Jeff Blanc, a former vice president of the Cartoon Network, has been named vice president of marketing by casecentral.com, based in the San Francisco office.
Holland and Knight has added Dianne R. Sagner as senior counsel. Previously, Sagner served as corporate counsel of GSE Systems Inc., and as general counsel ot the Peak Technology Group Inc.
Glasser Legal Works, of Little Falls, N.J., announced the appointment of Peter Krakaur as vice president and director of Internet activities. He has published several Web sites offering legal resources and information, including LegalEthics.com, and he designed, developed and managed the implementation of the FindLaw Consumer Law and Small Business Centers, and the FindLaw Office and Library and Professionals areas.
Holland and Hart LLP, based in Denver, Colo., has elected new partners, including the following who work in tech-related areas:
Donald A. Degan, who joined the Boulder litigation office, is a specialist on issues involving intellectual property.
Dengan primarily works with technology companies.
Mark D. Ebel, who has joined the Denver office, represents portfolio companies and venture capital funds in a variety of financial transactions, such as public offerings, placements of equity and dispositions of stocks and assets, involving telecommunications, Internet, software and technology industries.
Stephen P. Villano, also in Denver office, is a specialist in the cable television and software industries. He assists clients with acquisitions, sales, mergers, tax deferred exchanges and more.
David S. Prince has joined the Colorado Springs office litigation department. His clients range from technology-oriented solo proprietorships to international corporations involved in contract, financing, trust administration and intellectual property disputes.
Advanced Productivity Software, of Atlanta, Ga., has named Greg Young as vice president of worldwide sales. Prior to joining APS, Young was regional sales manager for iManage Inc. He has also served as with ASA Legal Systems and ACS Business Solutions.
Electronic Online Systems International has made management changes in its North American Corporate Headquarters Office.
Joe Matthews, formerly vice president of sales, has been appointed vice president of business development. He will be responsible for the development of an Internet-oriented business plan, and for strategic selling to key accounts.
Mark Patterson has been appointed to executive vice president of sales and marketing, and will oversee all of EOS' worldwide sales and marketing activities.
Suzanne Kratz has been promoted to North American sales manager. She will manage all EOS North America sales staff, including the New Sales group and North American distributors, says EOS.