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Cygnus Business Media Taps Ken Fisher for CFO Position

Trade Show Executive
June 9, 2004
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Westport, CT - Cygnus Business Media announced yesterday  that Ken Fisher was appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the firm, reporting to Paul Mackler, President & CEO. He replaces Carl Fazio who will assist in the transition before becoming CFO and COO of The Daily Racing Form.

Fisher has a strong background in acquisition negotiations, due diligence and integration. He had been  CFO & Chief Technology Officer for Wicks Business Information and VP of Finance for Cowles Enthusiast Media.

Cygnus Business Media has  a portfolio of over 200 media products within 15 markets. Cygnus Expositions was named as one of Trade Show Executive Magazine’s “Companies to Watch in 2004.”

Reach Fisher at (203) 227-4037  or

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