Press release: Fishlabs hires experienced Finance Expert - Alexander Klos to become new Finance Director

Hamburg, Germany - April 4 th, 2013 –  Fishlabs Entertainment expands its Board of Directors. Merely two weeks after Jan-Oliver Dahl joined the Hamburg-based company in the capacity of HR Director, Alexander Klos now takes over the new position of the Finance Director. As of now, Klos is responsible for all of Fishlabs’ financing, budgeting, forecasting and controlling processes. In addition, he will also assist the management in the fields of investor relations and reporting.

Alexander Klos has many years of work experience in the games and entertainment industry. Among others, the 41-year-old finance expert had been serving as CFO and Managing Director at kuuluu for one-and-a-half years. As supervisor of the company’s two offices in Hamburg, Klos had been in charge of all financial issues as well as business analyses and HR-related matters. Prior to joining kuuluu in late 2011, Klos had been working as business consultant for companies such as SoundCloud and Gracenote, whom he advised in a broad variety of topics such as due diligence, accounting and budgeting. From 2007 to 2009, Klos had been in charge of the Veer Europe Gmbh’s operating business at the offices in Berlin, Duesseldorf and London in his capacity as Managing Director Finance. Other important stages of his career include Senior Director Business Affairs at the 24-7 Entertainment AG and Finance Manager at Universal Music Germany. The trained tax accountant assistant holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the HWR Berlin as well as an Executive Master of International & European Business Law from the University of St. Gallen.

“With Fishlabs we’ve now reached a stage at which the budgets of our AAA productions are constantly getting bigger, at which the cooperation with investors is becoming more and more important and at which our entrance into the booming F2P market is steadily moving closer,” says Michael Schade, CEO of Fishlabs Entertainment. “To make sure that we can leverage the manifold possibilities, which lie ahead of us, to the fullest, we have taken Alexander on board. He is a top-class finance expert with more than 20 years of work experience and a unique knowledge of financial concerns.”

 


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