(b) NONSOLICITATION; NONINTERFERENCE. During the Executives employment or service with the Company Group and for a period thereafter equal to twelve (12) months, the Executive agrees that the Executive shall not, except in the furtherance of the Executives duties hereunder, directly or indirectly, individually or on behalf of any other person, firm, corporation or other entity, (i) solicit, aid or induce any customer of the Company Group or any of its affiliates with whom the Executive had direct dealings while employed by the Company Group to purchase goods or services then sold by the Company Group or any of its affiliates from another person, firm, corporation or other entity or assist or aid any other person or entity in identifying or soliciting any such customer, (ii) solicit, aid or induce any employee, representative or agent of the Company Group or any of its affiliates to leave such employment or retention or to accept employment with or render services to or with any other person, firm, corporation or other entity unaffiliated with the Company Group, or hire or retain any such employee, representative or agent, or take any action to materially assist or aid any other person, firm, corporation or other entity in identifying, hiring or soliciting any such employee, representative or agent, or (iii) knowingly interfere, or knowingly aid or induce any other person or entity in interfering, with the relationship between the Company Group or any of its affiliates and any of their respective vendors, joint venturers or licensors. An employee, representative or agent shall be deemed covered by this Section 11(b) while so employed or retained and for a period of nine (9) months thereafter. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the provisions of this Section 11(b) shall not be violated by general advertising or solicitation not specifically targeted at Company Group-related persons or entities.
(c) NONDISPARAGEMENT. Both during the Employment Term and at all times thereafter, regardless of the reason for termination, the Executive agrees not to make comments materially injurious to the reputation of the Company Group or otherwise disparage the Company Group or any of their officers, directors, employees, shareholders, members, agents or products. Any disclosure by the Executive in good faith in connection with any legal proceedings between the Executive and the Company Group, in response to legal process, required governmental testimony or filings, or administrative or arbitral proceedings (including, without limitation, depositions in connection with such proceedings) shall not be deemed to violate this Section 11(c).
(d) RETURN OF COMPANY PROPERTY. On the date of the Executives termination of employment with the Company for any reason (or at any time prior thereto at the Company Groups request), the Executive shall return to the Company all property belonging to the Company Group or its affiliates including, but not limited to, any Company-provided laptops, computers, cell phones, wireless electronic mail devices or other equipment, or any property belonging to the Company Group and any Documents. The Executive also agrees to disclose to the Company, at the time his employment terminates or at such earlier time or times as the Board or its designee may specify, all passwords necessary or desirable to obtain access to, or that would assist in obtaining access to, any information which the Executive has password-protected on any computer equipment, network or system of the Company Group or any of its affiliates.
(e) REASONABLENESS OF COVENANTS. In signing this Agreement, the Executive gives the Company Group assurance that the Executive has carefully read and considered all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, including the restraints imposed under this Section 11. The Executive agrees that these restraints are necessary for the reasonable and proper protection of the Company Group and its affiliates and their confidential information