BOSTON, Sept. 2, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LogMeIn, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOGM) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a succession and transition plan for the company's chief executive officer (CEO) position. Effective at the end of 2015, Michael K. Simon, the company's co-founder and CEO for the past 12 years, will step down as CEO. He will be succeeded as CEO by William "Bill" R. Wagner, currently the company's president and chief operating officer. Simon will remain as the company's chairman of the board and will also serve in an advisory role to Wagner.
Wagner was hired in 2013, joining LogMeIn as the company's first chief operating officer. In this key capacity, he implemented strategic initiatives that helped accelerate the company's growth. Wagner was promoted to president in January of 2015 and thereafter was appointed to the company's Board of Directors.
"Bill is a trusted and respected leader at LogMeIn, has embraced our core values and has pushed us to reach new heights," said Michael K. Simon. "Bill possesses the unique combination of skills and vision to help LogMeIn achieve its next phase of growth."
Simon co-founded LogMeIn as CEO in 2003, growing the company from a three-person startup to a leading cloud company with nearly one thousand employees, nine global offices and more than $200 million in annual revenue. He led the company through its public offering in 2009, and helped the company attract millions of users worldwide.
"In LogMeIn, Michael built an iconic company that created some of the most popular and widely used cloud products in the world," said Ed Gillis, Lead Independent Director of LogMeIn's Board of Directors. "Bill has been a key contributor to LogMeIn's recent growth, and we're excited to see him shape and implement LogMeIn's future vision."
The company today reaffirmed its third quarter and full year 2015 outlook, which was last updated on July 23, 2015. The company expects to achieve third quarter revenues of $68.8 million to $69.3 million and full year 2015 revenues of $265.0 million to $266.5 million. Non-GAAP net income for the third quarter is expected to be in the range of $0.43 to $0.44 per diluted share, and non-GAAP net income for the full year 2015 is expected to be in the range of $1.51 to $1.57 per diluted share.
Non-GAAP net income per diluted share excludes acquisition related costs and amortization, stock-based compensation expense, and litigation related expense.
About LogMeIn, Inc.
LogMeIn Inc. (Nasdaq:LOGM) simplifies how people connect to each other and the world around them. With millions of users worldwide, our cloud-based solutions make it possible for people and companies to connect and engage with their workplace, colleagues, customers and products anywhere, anytime. LogMeIn is headquartered in Boston with offices in Bangalore, Budapest, Dublin, London, San Francisco and Sydney.
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