EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec 06, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Jamba, Inc. (NASDAQ:JMBA; NASDAQ:JMBAU; NASDAQ:JMBAW) announced the appointment of Lesley H. Howe to its Board of Directors and as an independent member of its Audit Committee, effective December 1, 2007.
"We are thrilled to welcome someone of Les's caliber to our Board of Directors," said Paul Clayton, Chief Executive Officer. "Les's long history of leading companies and his business expertise will be invaluable to Jamba moving forward."
Howe spent more than 30 years with the international accounting firm of KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP, where he was a senior partner and from 1994-1997 served as Area Managing Partner for the Los Angeles office. Howe served as CEO of Consumer Networks LLC, a San Diego-based internet marketing and promotions company from 2001 until its sale in 2007. Howe is a member of the board of directors of P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc., NuVasive, Inc., and Volcano Corporation.
About Jamba, Inc.
Jamba, Inc. (NASDAQ:JMBA; NASDAQ:JMBAU; NASDAQ:JMBAW) is a holding company and through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jamba Juice Company, owns and franchises JAMBA JUICE(R) stores. Founded in 1990, JAMBA JUICE is the leading blender of fruit and other naturally healthy ingredients. As of the end of 3Q07, JAMBA JUICE had 672 stores, of which 470 were company-owned and operated. For the nearest location or a complete menu including new All Fruit(TM) and Functional smoothies, please call: 1-866-4R-FRUIT or visit the JAMBA JUICE website at www.jamba.com.
SOURCE: Jamba, Inc.