Simi Valley, CA Dec. 10, 2008 InterMetro Communications, Inc. (IMTO.OB) announced today that Kenneth Fish has been appointed as its new Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Fish’s most notable recent posts were as V.P. Corporate Finance/Strategic Planning and V.P. Corporate Business Development for Allergan, a publicly traded biotechnology and specialty pharmaceutical company with over $3Billion in annual sales. Between the two positions held at Allergan, Mr. Fish was responsible for quarterly forecasting and annual budgets; managing investor relations; managing in-licensing and out-licensing deals; as well as completing several M & A transactions.
Prior to his tenure at Allergan, Mr. Fish worked for 10 years in telecommunications, holding senior executive posts at Hughes Electronics, Airtouch Communications and MCI, all three large public telecommunications companies. Across these roles he led business planning, accounting and tax structuring; managed company valuations; handled due diligence on mergers & acquisitions; as well as negotiated purchase and sale agreements, joint ventures and partnerships. While with Hughes, a publicly traded $7.5B (annual revenue) telecom and media subsidiary of General Motors, Mr. Fish led three IPOs, including the XM Satellite Radio IPO (prior to its sale to News Corporation). He was also instrumentally involved in the creation of new business units in over twenty countries, which included serving as the launch CFO of Airtouch projects in Argentina, Brazil, Egypt and Turkey. Mr. Fish holds his MBA from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, with dual concentration in finance and strategy, and his BA, cum laude, from Princeton University. more