cdv has appointed Thomas Huber as sales director with responsibility for the German, Austrian and Swiss territories.
Huber arrives from a 15-year stint at Atari Germany where he held a similar role, and his new position will focus on expanding the company's operations in Europe.
In particular he will be tasked with developing the Eastern European markets, and building on the company's recent purchase there of publishing and distribution company seven m.
The company's recently-appointed CEO, Christian Gloe, believes Huber's experience will be invaluable.
"Gaining Thomas Huber as Sales Director was a real stroke of luck for cdv. His experience and expertise are valuable capital that we will use profitably. The new cdv, with its broad portfolio and international orientation, offers the ideal opportunities for that."
cdv is best known for its strategy titles, including the Panzers and Blitzkrieg franchises.