October 05, 2010 13:14 ET

RadioShack CEO Joins the Board of LIVESTRONG®

Julian Day Joins Movement to Serve People and Families Affected by Cancer

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - October 5, 2010) -  Today LIVESTRONG® announced the appointment of Julian C. Day to its board of directors. Since July 2006, Day has served as chief executive officer and chairman of the board of RadioShack Corp., a leading national retailer of innovative mobile technology products and services, as well as products related to personal and home technology and power supply needs, based in Fort Worth, Texas.

"I'm honored to help connect RadioShack's 35,000 associates and millions of customers with the global movement to empower people and families whose lives have been touched by cancer," said Day. "Like millions of families all over the world, mine has also been touched by cancer and I have seen what fighting this disease can do to a family."

"With cancer now the world's leading cause of death, the need for strong leadership and action has never been greater in the fight against this disease," said Doug Ulman, president and CEO of LIVESTRONG. "We're glad to have Julian's experience and guidance as we continue LIVESTRONG's global growth, advocacy and empowerment for families around the world affected by cancer."

Day, a graduate of Oxford University and the London Business School, has presided over a transformation at RadioShack that has revitalized the 90-year-old retailer and established a new merchandising focus on mobility and connectivity in personal technology. Day also has held senior leadership positions at several large retail corporations, including Kmart, Sears and Safeway.

About RadioShack
RadioShack (NYSE: RSH) is a leading national retailer of innovative mobile technology products and services, as well as products related to personal and home technology and power supply needs. The Shack® offers consumers a targeted assortment of wireless phones and other electronic products and services from leading national brands, exclusive private brands and major wireless carriers, all within a comfortable and convenient shopping environment. RadioShack employs approximately 35,000 people globally, including a team of friendly and helpful sales experts who are recognized for delivering the best customer service in the wireless industry. RadioShack's retail network includes approximately 4,680 company-operated stores in the United States and Mexico, more than 530 wireless phone kiosks in the United States, and approximately 1,300 dealer outlets worldwide. For more information on RadioShack Corporation, please visit; to purchase items online, please visit The Shack® is a registered trademark licensed by RadioShack Corporation.

Founded in 1997 by cancer survivor and champion cyclist Lance Armstrong and based in Austin, Texas, LIVESTRONG fights for the 28 million people around the world living with cancer today. LIVESTRONG connects individuals to the support they need, leverages funding and resources to spur innovation and engages communities and leaders to drive social change. Known for the iconic yellow wristband, LIVESTRONG's mission is to inspire and empower anyone affected by cancer. For more information visit

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