WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA--(April 5, 2010) - Getfugu (OTCBB: GFGU), the next generation mobile search tool, today announced that Michael Jay Solomon, current Chairman of the Board, will take on additional duties as CEO. Carl Freer, president, remarked that Solomon`s vast experience in the entertainment industry, and as a successful businessman, was exactly what the Company needed as it begins to produce revenue.
"Michael Solomon has performed intrepidly as our board chairman," Freer said. "His long track record with public companies speaks of his ability to aid in our transformation from a development operation to a market-oriented Company. We are global in operations, and Michael Solomon has specific familiarity and understanding of business practices worldwide as we roll out our unique `See It, Say It, Get It` technology."
Getfugu`s Chairman, Michael Jay Solomon, observed, "Getfugu has a great management team. These past months as Getfugu`s Chairman have been rewarding for me for the dedication and hard work I`ve encountered from all its employees and executives. `Leading edge` is a term used widely in the technology industry, but only at Getfugu have I seen it so boldly practiced. As CEO, I will take an increasingly active role in guiding the Company forward."
Solomon served as President of Warner Bros. International Television, a division of Time Warner Inc. from 1989 to 1994. Since that time, he has led Solomon Entertainment Enterprises, a television communications company. Solomon co-founded and was Chairman/CEO of television syndication company Telepictures Corporation in 1978, and served as President of Lorimar Telepictures Corp. until 1989. Before that he served eight years with United Artists and 14 years with MCA/Universal, now owned by General Electric Co. Solomon was a founder of the American Film Market Association and The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School in Israel, and serves on the Board of Overseers of New York University`s Stern School of Business for 20 years. He has an honorary Doctor of Law degree from Emerson College.
Getfugu, Inc.`s revolutionary "See It, Say It, Get It" technology is the first carrier agnostic, platform agnostic mobile search platform. Getfugu will change the way people access the web with their mobile phones. It is designed to facilitate and encourage users by integrating the mobile phone`s core strengths -- image, voice and location recognition -- into a single customizable application. Additionally, Getfugu offers the only mobile e-commerce platform available worldwide today. The Getfugu platform will soon be available for 97% of the mobile phones available (over 3.3 billion handsets) worldwide.
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