WES Consulting, Inc. (OTCBB: WSCU), the owner of Liberator.com and EdenFantasys.com, two of the leading providers of sexual health and wellness products, today announced the appointment of Fyodor "Fred" Petrenko as Executive Vice President and Rufina Bulatova as Vice President - Online Marketing.
Mr. Petrenko is currently President of Web Merchants, Inc. and will retain that title in addition to his new role with WES Consulting, Inc. Mr. Petrenko co-founded Web Merchants in 2002 and has served as its President since then. Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Mr. Petrenko was the head of investment banking with Media-Most, an international multimedia holding company based in Russia. Mr. Petrenko holds a PhD in Physics from Moscow State University and an MS Finance from CUNY (Baruch).
Ms. Bulatova is currently Vice President of Web Merchants, Inc., a position she has held since 2007 overseeing online marketing, product catalog, direct marketing, and co-op advertising programs. Ms. Bulatova joined Web Merchants, Inc. in 2003 as .NET developer and became the Lead Project Manager responsible for website user experience in 2004. Ms. Bulatova holds a Master Degree in Computer Science from Ufa State Technical University (Russia).
Both of these executives join the Company as a result of the acquisition of Web Merchants, Inc. by WES Consulting, Inc. that was announced on January 28, 2011.
About WES Consulting, Inc. (formerly known as Liberator, Inc.)
WES Consulting, Inc. is the creator and manufacturer of Liberator®, the luxury and lovestyle brand that celebrates intimacy by inspiring romantic imagination. Established with the conviction that sensual pleasure and fulfillment are essential to a well-lived life, Liberator Bedroom Adventure Gear® empowers exploration, fantasy and the communication of desire, for persons of all shapes, sizes and abilities. Products include Liberator shapes and positioning systems, pleasure objects, and sensual accessories.
WES Consulting, Inc. also owns Web Merchants, Inc., a New Jersey-based company that operates an online adult community and e-commerce website under the EdenFantasys.com brand. The Company's marketing strategies have created a unique opportunity for consumers and adult product manufacturers to communicate through the site positioning the Company at the crossroads of the emerging sexual health and wellness market. More information on Web Merchants, Inc. can be found at www.EdenFantasys.com.
WES Consulting, Inc. is currently housed in a 140,000 square foot vertically integrated manufacturing facility in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. WES Consulting, Inc. has over 130 employees, with products being sold directly to consumers and through domestic resellers, on-line affiliates and six worldwide licensees. For more information, visit www.liberator.com.