BOONTON TOWNSHIP, NJ - December 13, 2013 - The Board of Directors of ValCom, Inc. (OTC Pink: VLCO) announced today that Anthony Barrett has been appointed CEO effective as of December 12, 2013. The ValCom Directors thanked their fellow Director, Tim Harrington, for his services as the interim CEO.
Anthony Barrett has an extensive background in communications, entertainment and TV network management beginning with his first company founded in 1986 which Nynex recognized multiple times with its prized "Achievement in Excellence Award." In 1998 AT&T purchased all the AT&T and Nynex wireless customers and signed a Master Agent agreement with Mr. Barrett's company. From 1999 until 2001 Mr. Barrett was instrumental in establishing the infrastructure for Jewelry Television that enabled the company's significant growth.
During 2001 through 2009 Mr. Barrett was Vice President of publicly traded Total Tel Communications where he established sales and fulfillment operations for the company. From 2010 until 2012 Mr. Barrett had oversight of the distribution of RTV (Retro Television, My Family Television, Tuff TV, The Nashville Network, Frost Great Outdoors and PBJ Children's Television Network).
In 2013 Mr. Barrett joined the private consulting firm of Robert B. Becker, Inc., experts in the management of Television Networks. The Becker firm had previously been engaged to assist in the management and expansion of My Family TV a wholly owned subsidiary of ValCom, Inc.
Patrick Willemsen, Chairman of the Board of Directors, stated, "We are pleased to welcome Mr. Barrett as ValCom's CEO. Mr. Barrett brings a unique blend of experience to the company which the Board believes will serve ValCom well as we regain fulltime management and control of My Family TV. We also plan to continue our association with the private consulting firm of Robert B. Becker, Inc. to assist in the network management."
Anthony Barrett, ValCom CEO, stated, "I am excited about the prospects open to ValCom via the potential we have to grow and build My Family TV into a much stronger entity as well as to monetize the digital programming library of our movies and television episodes." Mr. Barrett continued, "Certainly there are challenges to be faced in realizing our vision for My Family TV. However, with our experience and knowledge of the industry I am optimistic that we will accomplish the necessary steps to reach our goal."
About ValCom, Inc.
ValCom, Inc. is a diversified, fully integrated, independent entertainment company that has been in operation since 1983. ValCom, Inc. maintains a Movie, TV and Music Library. In addition to a Family Friendly Television Network broadcast on Affiliates across the country.
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