Charles F. Cargile Joins Board of Directors of eBridge, Inc.

Dec 02, 2010, 13:03 ET from eBridge, Inc.

ENCINO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- eBridge, Inc. announced today that Charles F. "Chuck" Cargile has joined the company's Board of Directors.

Cargile, 46, is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Newport Corporation (Nasdaq:  NEWP), a leading global supplier of advanced-technology products and systems to customers in the scientific research, aerospace and defense/security, microelectronics, life and health sciences, and precision industrial manufacturing markets.  Cargile has served as Newport's Chief Financial Officer for 10 years.  In his position at Newport Corporation he is responsible for all aspects of finance, accounting, information technology and strategic planning, including mergers and acquisitions.  In addition, Newport's global operations, including its manufacturing site in Wuxi, China, report to Cargile.

Prior to joining Newport, Cargile was Vice President of Corporate Development for York International, which is now part of Johnson Controls, where he held positions of increasing responsibility from 1998 to 2000.  Prior to York, he was with Flowserve Corporation, which develops, manufactures, and sells precision-engineered flow control equipment and provides a range of aftermarket equipment and services.  

Cargile holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Oklahoma State University and a Master's degree in Business Administration from the Marshall School Of Business at the University of Southern California.  

Kenneth F. Potashner, Chairman of the Board of Directors of eBridge, said, "Chuck Cargile brings a wealth of experience to eBridge and we are extremely pleased that he has joined the Board of Directors.  He has extensive background in strategy development, capital structures and international operations, all of which will be invaluable assets to eBridge as we continue to develop growth strategies and expand our market position."

About eBridge, Inc.

eBridge enables small businesses to make the transition from traditional yellow pages advertising to the evolving world of interactive marketing.  By combining personalized service with today's best-of-breed solutions, eBridge enhances online marketing activities for owners of small and mid-sized businesses.  eBridge's unique approach to making marketing both easy and affordable has allowed the company to achieve revenue and profit growth and industry-wide recognition from its inception in 2003 until today.  eBridge currently enrolls over 15,000 new business customers every month, and has been recognized by the Inc. Magazine 5000, America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, the fastest-growing technology companies in the United States and Canada, and the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for outstanding growth and leadership.

About Newport Corporation

Newport Corporation is a leading global supplier of advanced-technology products and systems to customers in the scientific research, aerospace and defense/security, microelectronics, life and health sciences and precision industrial manufacturing markets.  Newport's innovative solutions leverage its expertise in photonics technologies, including lasers, photonics instrumentation, sub-micron positioning systems, vibration isolation, optical components and subsystems and precision automation, to enhance the capabilities and productivity of its customers' manufacturing, engineering and research applications.  Newport is part of the Standard & Poor's SmallCap 600 Index and the Russell 2000 Index.


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