Mandriva has appointed a new CEO/CTO/Directory of R&D all in one person. That man is Arnaud Laprevote. The Mandriva distribution is still actively developed even though it has fallen off most people's radar. Since a former CEO fired the founder of the distribution the Mandrake/Mandriva Gael Duval they have been loosing momentum in the US at least. If you are looking for a new distro to try take a look at Mandriva.