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Left Behind Games Leaves its Board Members Behind

by Rainier on May 1, 2007 @ 4:48 a.m. PDT

In an effort to make significant senior management changes, Left Behind Games, known for Left Behind: Eternal Forces, has accepted the resignation of Senior Vice President, David J. Klein and has discontinued employment of President, Jeffrey S. Frichner, while CEO Troy Lyndon for the resignation of the company's other three board members.

Michael A. Knox and Leslie N. Bocskor have both agreed to serve as interim Co-chairs of the Board of Directors to help recast the company's vision to capitalize on the enormous untapped market found within faith-based, inspirational and family values entertainment media and games. "Upon ratification of the board or the company's shareholders, this appointment of interim Co-chairs will take affect," said CEO Troy Lyndon. "Both Knox and Bocskor have media entertainment and public company management experience that we desperately need."

"I am delighted to have the potential opportunity to work with Troy Lyndon again, as our last experience together resulted in numerous successes," said Mr. Knox. Michael A. Knox was a former partner with CEO Troy Lyndon for five years while they built Park Place Productions from an initial investment of $3,000 into North America's largest independent video game development company. Mr. Knox is currently the CEO of V2P Communications, one of the world leaders in the new Internet audio advertising industry.

"I am excited about the company's future as it extends its presence as a leader in the family values, faith-based and inspirational media and entertainment marketplace," said Mr. Leslie Bocskor. Leslie N. Bocskor is an entrepreneur and managing partner with Lennox Hill Partners LLC, a New York-based advisory firm and the co-founder of two arts & culture philanthropic organizations as well as numerous computer software, entertainment and technology companies.

Mr. Lyndon was the original developer of the first 3D John Madden Football game for Electronic Arts, which has gone on to become a billion-dollar franchise. Furthermore, Mr. Lyndon and Mr. Knox both were awarded Inc. Magazine's Entrepreneur of the Year award in 1993 from Ernst & Young and Merrill Lynch.

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