j2 Global Announces Death of Vice President

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j2 Global, Inc., the company behind MyFax and eFax, recently announced the death of Jeffrey D. Adelman, 48, who was their Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.

Jeffrey Adelman

Jeffrey D. Adelman

Adelman was with the company since 2000 and j2 reported that he passed away after a brief illness.

Richard Ressler, Chairman of the Board of Directors, stated:

 “Jeff was a tremendously talented lawyer, leader and businessman who made a lasting contribution to our Company and to each of us individually during his more than 14 years with j2. Jeff’s wide range of knowledge – including law, tax, M&A and patents, along with his thoughtful and analytical mind – made him a great problem solver and valuable advisor.”

Jeff Adelman contributed greatly in the evolution of j2’s corporate structure as well as assisting with the M&A program and lead the company in beginning an intellectual property division.

Our condolences go out to his family and friends.