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June 16, 2014 08:30 ET

Former GNC Executive Joins 4moms as Chief Administrative Officer

Mike Nuzzo Brings 20+ Years of Experience to Lead Consumer Robotics Company's Growth

PITTSBURGH, PA--(Marketwired - Jun 16, 2014) - 4moms, a special-purpose robotics company that makes high tech baby gear, announced today that Mike Nuzzo has been appointed Chief Administrative Officer and EVP of Business Development. As the former CFO for GNC, Nuzzo brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role at 4moms where he will be taking a leadership role on the senior team helping the company manage its ongoing dramatic growth.

"4moms is positioned for continued dramatic growth as we develop new products, enter new categories and expand our relationships with retailers," said Rob Daley, CEO of 4moms. "Mike is a proven executive and we're excited to have him join our team."

Nuzzo most recently served as EVP and Chief Financial Officer of GNC, a global specialty retailer of health and wellness products. Since 2008, he was responsible for addressing GNC's finances, operations and overall strategy, including financial forecasts and budgets. He also helped lead the company's successful initial public offering in 2011. Prior to GNC, Nuzzo was at Abercrombie & Fitch for nine years in leading roles in the finance department. He was a key executive for both the Abercrombie & Fitch store organization and various corporate business units of the company. Nuzzo received his MBA degree in finance and accounting from the University of Chicago and a bachelor's degree in economics from Kenyon College.

"I have been following 4moms' trajectory for several years," said Nuzzo. "Not only does the company boast a passionate and devoted customer base, but every department, from engineering to design to sales, is focused on delivering the most advanced products to the market. I'm thrilled to join such a dedicated team of visionaries."

4moms recently announced the acquisition of larger office space in Pittsburgh, as well as plans to add nearly 50 new jobs in 2014, in addition to its current 167 employees. Over the past few months, 4moms has recruited top talent across the organization, including Edin Mesic, Vice President of Supply Chain, and Kevin Dowling, Vice President of Engineering. Mesic previously held senior supply chain roles at public companies including Accenture, Virgin Mobile Canada, and Spin Master. Dowling previously held senior engineering and strategy roles at Color Kinetics, a leading innovator of LED lighting systems and technologies that was a public company when it was acquired by Philips.

Established in 2006, 4moms uses advanced robotics to power baby gear that hasn't changed in decades Its products, which include the mamaRoo® infant seat, origami® power-folding stroller, rockaRoo™ infant swing and breeze® playard, are sold in over 2,000 retail stores in more than 52 countries, including major retailers buybuy Baby, Babies "R" Us, Target, Nordstrom and shop4moms.com.

About 4moms
Better for baby and easier for parents, 4moms has redefined the industry with the use of advanced robotics to solve unmet category needs. Pain points the industry simply accepts are used as the most important attribute and catalyst for change. The result is dramatically better baby products, including the 4moms mamaRoo® infant seat, 4moms origami® power-folding stroller and 4moms breeze® playard.

The company's institutional investors include Bain Capital Ventures and Newell Rubbermaid.

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