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Rovi Corporation Appoints Eddy Hartenstein to Board of Directors

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ:ROVI) today announced the appointment of Eddy Hartenstein to its Board of Directors, effective as of September 18, 2015, expanding the size of the board from seven to eight directors.

“I look forward to working alongside the rest of Rovi’s Board to drive long term growth for the Company. With a number of key opportunities still ahead of Rovi, it’s certainly a very exciting time to be joining the Board”

Jim Meyer, Chairman of the Board and Chairman of Rovi’s Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, said, “Beginning last year, Rovi’s Board decided to augment the Board with key expertise in core strategic areas. The Board retained an independent professional search firm, Howard Fischer Associates, to identify qualified new Board candidates with high caliber experience and demonstrated success in (1) advanced data and analytics, and (2) the service provider space. With more than three decades of experience in the media and service provider industries, Eddy is a true industry veteran and brings significant industry relationships as well as senior leadership, technological and industry expertise to Rovi’s Board. We also believe the Company benefits from...