RealNetworks appointed Cary Baker as its new CFO and Treasurer, effective May 5. Baker was previously with HEAT Software, where he served as CFO. Baker succeeds Marjorie Thomas, who is leaving RealNetworks effective May 5 to take a position at the nonprofit Allen Institute for Brain and Cell Sciences.
On March 6, Marjorie Thomas provided her notice of resignation as CFO and Treasurer of RealNetworks, effective as of May 5. Thomas has been with the company for two years and has decided to step down to pursue an opportunity in the nonprofit sector. Thomas will continue to serve as the CFO of the company until May 5 to assist with an orderly transition of responsibilities. The company has engaged the services of an executive recruiting firm to conduct a search for a replacement for Thomas.