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June 22, 2014

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HAVERHILL — Hair Cuttery teamed up with The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), the leading voice for domestic violence victims and their advocates, for its spring Share-A-Haircut program, held May 5-6. Every time an adult received a haircut at any of the Hair Cuttery salons in New England, including the salon in Haverhill, a haircut was donated, through NNEDV, to a woman living in a domestic violence shelter in the local community. In its 15th year, Share-A-Haircut has benefited three-quarters of a million people. Originally, the program benefited children in need, but it has grown to help people of all ages. Earlier this year, 50,000 free haircut certificates, valued at $900,000, were donated to men, women and children across the U.S. in homeless situations. Hair Cuttery has an established history of charitable giving through local and national causes, including (but not limited to) Dress for Success, American Cancer Society, Special Olympics, Buzzing 4 Change, The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, Easter Seals, The Hero Campaign, and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. For more information, visit haircuttery.com.

CAMBRIDGE — RBM Technologies, Inc., the global pioneer in software-as‐a‐service (SaaS) visual merchandising solutions for retailers, announces that Ken Sonberg has been hired as its new Chief Technology Officer. Leveraging extensive mobile, cloud and software development experience from startups to global organizations, Sonberg will oversee RBM’s engineering and IT organizations in the development and deployment of its software solutions. Building on the recent announcement of RBM’s $9.5 million financing and hiring of E.Y. Snowden as CEO, the company has recruited Sonberg to the executive team to accelerate the expansion of its leadership position in North America’s mobile retail stores and its growth in international markets and new retail verticals. Sonberg’s career has focused on leading and scaling talented technology organizations, implementing lean, yet highly effective agile teams, and shaping complex, enterprise scale software solutions using the latest in open source and cloud computing technologies. He comes to RBM from Mobiquity, a Boston-area leader in the “mobilization” of enterprises, where he has been Vice President of Development. Prior experience includes Vice President of Development at BCGI, where he oversaw a software development and systems organization with staff on three continents, delivering SaaS billing and payments solutions to large mobile operators.

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