Taomee Holdings Limited has appointed Sam Lawn as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective April 22, 2014.
Prior to this appointment, Lawn held a senior executive position at RenRen Inc., a social networking firm in China and served as the head of investor relations from 2011 to 2013.
From 2009 to 2011, Lawn served as a research equity analyst at Oppenheimer and Co., a leading full-service boutique investment bank where he covered Internet, online gaming, and media companies in the Chinese ADR market.
From 2008 to 2009, he worked as the senior director of business development of Lucky Dragon Group, a global supplier of fashion accessories listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.
From 2004 to 2008, Lawn co-founded and served as president of Leap Inc., a procurement services company with offices in China and the U.S. From 2003 to 2004, he was an operations manager for Universal Distribution Company, a procurement office for Dollar Dream.
From 2001 to 2003, Lawn worked as a programming business analyst for Accenture Corp., a global management consulting firm.
Lawn received his bachelor's degree in Operations Management Information Systems from Santa Clara University.
Lawn replaces Paul Keung, who steps down as Taomee's Chief Financial Officer on April 22nd, 2014.