SOURCE: Grandparents.com, Inc.

Grandparents.com, Inc.

August 24, 2015 11:04 ET

James D. Robinson, III to Serve as a Senior Advisor to Grandparents.com

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - August 24, 2015) - Grandparents.com, Inc. (OTCQB: GPCM) has signed an advisory agreement with former American Express executive, James D. Robinson, III. Mr. Robinson, who previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American Express from 1977 to 1993, is currently a Co-Founder and General Partner of RRE Ventures, a technology early stage Venture investor. Mr. Robinson shall serve as senior advisor to Grandparents.com on strategy and business development relating to its Grand Card initiative as well as other general business opportunities. "Mr. Robinson's extensive experience in the financial, investment banking, and pharmaceutical industries will be extraordinarily helpful in expanding the Grand Card and he will be a sensational resource for the Company as it readies itself for implementing some new, exciting and lucrative business initiatives," said Steve Leber, the Company's Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Robinson's consultancy shall commence on September 1st 2015.

About Grandparents.com, Inc.

Grandparents.com, Inc. (OTCQB: GPCM) is a digital media company that focuses on services for America's 70 million grandparents and their families, by providing information on topics that matter most to this demographic -- health, money, family, travel and more. Through its membership association, The American Grandparents Association, Grandparents.com offers members access to special benefits including discounts and rebates on products, services, and certain insurance products. With more than 2 million registered users, the American Grandparents Association and its content site, Grandparents.com, is a leading resource for people 50+. Visit www.americangrandparentsassociation.com or www.grandparents.com.

About James D. Robinson, III

Jim Robinson currently serves as General Partner and Co-Founder of RRE Ventures. He is a director of OnDeck Corp. and sits on the private boards of a number of portfolio companies, including Avant, Chain, CoverHound, K2 Intelligence and NerdWallet. Previously, Mr. Robinson was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of American Express Company from 1977 to 1993 and Non-Executive Chairman of Bristol-Myers Squibb from 2005 to 2008, where he sat on the board from 1979 to 2008. Robinson held several executive positions within American Express, was a general partner with White, Weld & Co., and served as Assistant to the Chairman and President of Morgan Guaranty Trust Company. He also served from 1975 to 2015 as a director of The Coca-Cola Company. He is the Honorary Chairman of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; an Honorary Trustee of The Brookings Institution; and Chairman Emeritus of the Partnership for New York City and the World Travel & Tourism Council. Robinson holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from Georgia Institute of Technology.

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