Acorn International 6-K 2011
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of December 2011
Commission File Number: 001-33429
Acorn International, Inc.
18/F, 20th Building, 487 Tianlin Road
Peoples Republic of China
(Address of principal executive office)
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Acorn International Announces Principal Financial and Accounting Officer to Step Down
SHANGHAI, China, December 1, 2011 Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) (Acorn or the Company), a media and branding company in China engaged in developing, promoting and selling products through extensive direct sales and distribution networks, today announced that effective December 1, 2011, Ms. Irene Lin Bian stepped down as Principal Financial and Accounting Officer of Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) (Acorn or the Company) to pursue personal interests. The Company has had an ongoing search for a qualified Chief Financial Officer/Principal Accounting Officer with international management and U.S. capital markets experience to fill the vacancy.
About Acorn International, Inc.
Acorn is a media and branding company in China, operating one of Chinas largest TV direct sales businesses in terms of revenues and TV air time, and other direct sales platforms and a nationwide distribution network. Acorns TV direct sales platform consists of airtime purchased from both national and local channels. Acorns other direct sales platforms include third-party bank channels, outbound calls, catalogs and Internet. Acorn has built a proven track record of developing, promoting and selling proprietary-branded products, as well as products from established third parties. For more information, please visit http://ir.chinadrtv.com.
Acorn International, Inc.
Ms. Lilian Lai
Phone: +86-21-51518888 Ext. 2540