Jerry Milani sent along the following:
KEVIN WALDMAN JOINS INTERNATIONAL FIGHT LEAGUE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Managing Director of Private Equity firm Veronis Suhler Stevenson to
Add Experience and Insight to the World’s Number One Professional Mixed
Martial Arts League
NEW YORK, June 13, 2007- The International Fight League (OTC.BB: IFLI),
the world’s number one team-based professional mixed martial arts
league, announced today that Kevin Waldman has been elected to its board
of directors. Mr. Waldman is a Managing Director of Veronis Suhler
Stevenson, a private equity firm that invests buyout and structured capital
funds in the media, communications, information and education
industries in North America and Europe.
“We are very pleased that Kevin has decided to join us,” said Gareb
Shamus, co-founder and CEO of the IFL. “His knowledge in the media
information and technology business will be invaluable to us as we
continue to grow our business model.”
“I am very pleased to join the board of the IFL,” Waldman said.
“The structure they have created and the media they have generated in
just one year is impressive, and I am looking forward to aiding them as
their business grows and matures as a sports and entertainment
Mr. Waldman has been with Veronis Suhler Stevenson since 1996, and has
a broad range of experience with numerous sectors within the media and
communications industries, including directory publishing, radio and
television broadcasting, cable television, business information,
marketing services, wireless communication towers and telecommunication
services. Mr. Waldman has been active across a range of VSS portfolio
companies, including ITN Networks, DOAR Communications Inc., Riviera Broadcast
Group, GoldenState Towers, User-Friendly Phone Book, Birch Telecom,
Broadcasting Partners Holdings, Spectrum Resources Towers and Triax
Midwest Associates. Mr. Waldman currently serves as a member of the Board of
ITN Networks, User-Friendly, DOAR Communications Inc. and Riviera
Broadcast Group. Kevin previously served as a member of the Boards of Golden
State Towers and ionex Telecommunications. Prior to joining VSS, Mr.
Waldman worked at JP Morgan & Co.
Mr. Waldman holds a BS degree from Syracuse University and resides in
Northern New Jersey.
About the IFL
International Fight League (IFL) is the world’s first number one
professional mixed martial arts sports league. IFL has its headquarters
in New York and offices in Las Vegas. For more information about IFL,
please see: www.ifl.tv.