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David Burchi appointment

Taking up his role at SVG/Crave as SVP of content and strategic development.

Newport Beach, Calif.- May 05, 2008 SVG Distribution / Crave Entertainment, a leading distributor and specialty publisher of console videogames, today introduced David Burchi as its new Senior Vice President of Content and Strategic Development.

In his new role, Burchi is responsible for the general management of SVG / Crave's proprietary content business, which includes both the Crave Entertainment publishing group and SVG's Exclusively Distributed content, as well as the purchasing function for SVG's non-proprietary product. Burchi reports to SVG / Crave President & CEO Michael Maas.

Burchi most recently served as vice president of strategic development for SVG / Crave, and he has held multiple positions in new media and entertainment-related ventures, including product management and development, business development, strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and general management. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from DePaul University, and a Juris Doctorate from The National Law Center at George Washington University.

"David has been a key contributor to SVG / Crave's progress and development over the past two years," said Michael Maas. "I'm pleased to be working with David in his new capacity, and I have no doubt that he will continue to be a valuable contributor to our company."

About SVG Distribution / Crave Entertainment

Based in Newport Beach, California, SVG Distribution / Crave Entertainment, a subsidiary of Handleman Company, is a full-service video game sales and distribution company and specialty publisher of videogame entertainment products the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Wii TM , Nintendo DS TM , Game Boy® Advance, Nintendo GameCube TM , the PlayStation® game console, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft and the Xbox 360 TM video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. For more information about SVG Distribution / Crave Entertainment, please visit and

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