On Command Corporation Announces Organizational Changes

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from On Command Corporation

    DENVER, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- On Command Corporation (Nasdaq: ONCO),
 the leading provider of in-room interactive entertainment, Internet services,
 business information and guest services for the lodging industry, today
 announced several organizational changes.
     (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000718/SFTU067LOGO )
     Jerome H. Kern has resigned as CEO but will retain his position as
 Chairman of the On Command board.  Effective immediately, Carl E. Vogel, who
 is on the On Command Board of Directors and serves on the executive committee,
 will assume the position of vice chairman of On Command.  He is a senior
 vice president of Liberty Media Corporation (NYSE:   LMG.A, LMG.B), and is
 president, CEO and director of Liberty Satellite & Technology, Inc.
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   LSATA).
     Chris Sophinos has been appointed president of On Command.  He has been
 with Liberty Satellite & Technology, Inc. since 1996, and will remain as
 senior vice president of LSATA.  Gregory B. Armstrong has been promoted to
 executive vice president and chief operating officer.  He joined On Command in
 October 2000 as senior vice president of international and regional
 operations, and worked at Tele-Communications International, Inc. from
 1994 - 2000.
     On Command became majority-owned by Liberty Media Corporation in
 April 2000.
 
     About On Command
     On Command Corporation (www.oncommand.com) is the leading provider of
 in-room interactive entertainment, Internet services, business information and
 guest services for the lodging industry and its guests.  Based in Denver, with
 offices across the United States and around the world, On Command annually
 serves more than 250 million guests through nearly one million rooms in
 approximately 3,456 hotel properties.  These hotel partners include more
 than 100 of the most prestigious hotel chains and operators in the lodging
 industry:  Adam's Mark Hotels & Resorts, Bass Hotels & Resorts
 (Inter-Continental, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn), Fairmont, Four Seasons,
 Hyatt, Loews, Marriott (Courtyard, Renaissance, Fairfield Inn and Residence
 Inn), Radisson, Ramada, Starwood Hotels & Resorts (Westin, Sheraton, W Hotels
 and Four Points), and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.  On Command is listed on the
 NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol ONCO, and its warrants are traded under
 the symbols ONCOW and ONCOZ.
     Certain of the above statements, other than statements relating to the
 historical performance of On Command, constitute forward-looking statements
 within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
 Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks,
 uncertainties, and other important factors that could cause the actual
 results, performance, or achievements of On Command, or industry results, to
 differ materially from future results, performance, or achievements expressed
 or implied by such forward-looking statements.  Such risks, uncertainties and
 other factors include, among others:  general economic and business conditions
 and industry trends; the regulatory and competitive environment of the
 industry in which On Command operates; uncertainties inherent in new business
 strategies; new product launches and development plans, including the future
 profitability of such added services and the large capital expenditures
 involved; rapid technological changes; the acquisition, development and/or
 financing of telecommunications networks and services; the development and
 provision of new services, including the customer acceptance and use rates;
 future financial performance, including availability, terms and deployment of
 capital; the ability of vendors to deliver required equipment, software and
 services; availability of qualified personnel; changes in the nature of key
 strategic relationships with hotel chains and their franchises, including the
 renewal of existing agreements on favorable terms; and competitor responses to
 On Command's products and services, and the overall market acceptance of such
 products and services.  These factors are also discussed in On Command's
 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent
 filings on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q.  These forward-looking statements (and
 such risks, uncertainties and other factors) speak only as of the date hereof,
 and On Command expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to
 disseminate any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement
 contained herein, to reflect any change in On Command's expectations with
 regard thereto, or any other changes in events, conditions, or circumstances
 on which any such statement is based.
 
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SOURCE On Command Corporation
    DENVER, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- On Command Corporation (Nasdaq: ONCO),
 the leading provider of in-room interactive entertainment, Internet services,
 business information and guest services for the lodging industry, today
 announced several organizational changes.
     (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000718/SFTU067LOGO )
     Jerome H. Kern has resigned as CEO but will retain his position as
 Chairman of the On Command board.  Effective immediately, Carl E. Vogel, who
 is on the On Command Board of Directors and serves on the executive committee,
 will assume the position of vice chairman of On Command.  He is a senior
 vice president of Liberty Media Corporation (NYSE:   LMG.A, LMG.B), and is
 president, CEO and director of Liberty Satellite & Technology, Inc.
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   LSATA).
     Chris Sophinos has been appointed president of On Command.  He has been
 with Liberty Satellite & Technology, Inc. since 1996, and will remain as
 senior vice president of LSATA.  Gregory B. Armstrong has been promoted to
 executive vice president and chief operating officer.  He joined On Command in
 October 2000 as senior vice president of international and regional
 operations, and worked at Tele-Communications International, Inc. from
 1994 - 2000.
     On Command became majority-owned by Liberty Media Corporation in
 April 2000.
 
     About On Command
     On Command Corporation (www.oncommand.com) is the leading provider of
 in-room interactive entertainment, Internet services, business information and
 guest services for the lodging industry and its guests.  Based in Denver, with
 offices across the United States and around the world, On Command annually
 serves more than 250 million guests through nearly one million rooms in
 approximately 3,456 hotel properties.  These hotel partners include more
 than 100 of the most prestigious hotel chains and operators in the lodging
 industry:  Adam's Mark Hotels & Resorts, Bass Hotels & Resorts
 (Inter-Continental, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn), Fairmont, Four Seasons,
 Hyatt, Loews, Marriott (Courtyard, Renaissance, Fairfield Inn and Residence
 Inn), Radisson, Ramada, Starwood Hotels & Resorts (Westin, Sheraton, W Hotels
 and Four Points), and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts.  On Command is listed on the
 NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol ONCO, and its warrants are traded under
 the symbols ONCOW and ONCOZ.
     Certain of the above statements, other than statements relating to the
 historical performance of On Command, constitute forward-looking statements
 within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
 Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks,
 uncertainties, and other important factors that could cause the actual
 results, performance, or achievements of On Command, or industry results, to
 differ materially from future results, performance, or achievements expressed
 or implied by such forward-looking statements.  Such risks, uncertainties and
 other factors include, among others:  general economic and business conditions
 and industry trends; the regulatory and competitive environment of the
 industry in which On Command operates; uncertainties inherent in new business
 strategies; new product launches and development plans, including the future
 profitability of such added services and the large capital expenditures
 involved; rapid technological changes; the acquisition, development and/or
 financing of telecommunications networks and services; the development and
 provision of new services, including the customer acceptance and use rates;
 future financial performance, including availability, terms and deployment of
 capital; the ability of vendors to deliver required equipment, software and
 services; availability of qualified personnel; changes in the nature of key
 strategic relationships with hotel chains and their franchises, including the
 renewal of existing agreements on favorable terms; and competitor responses to
 On Command's products and services, and the overall market acceptance of such
 products and services.  These factors are also discussed in On Command's
 filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent
 filings on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q.  These forward-looking statements (and
 such risks, uncertainties and other factors) speak only as of the date hereof,
 and On Command expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to
 disseminate any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement
 contained herein, to reflect any change in On Command's expectations with
 regard thereto, or any other changes in events, conditions, or circumstances
 on which any such statement is based.
 
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