IRVINE, Calif. March 11, 2009 -- True Games Interactive
( www.truegames.com) a global online game publisher, announced today that it has added a key member to its management team with the hiring of Dilek Ilboga as the manager of International Business for True Games. In the role, Ilboga will be responsible for building and managing all distribution and merchant relationships on a global level, with a focus on Eastern Europe and South American territories.
Prior to joining True Games, Ilboga recently held the position of Merchant Center manager at K2 Network, where she managed merchant relationships managing the distribution channels, establishing global partners and setting up distributor promotions.
In the position of International Business Manager at True Games, Ilboga will be responsible for planning, implementing and managing the company's International "True Pin" electronic serial number system and for building and managing all merchant and distribution relationships.
Ilboga's focus will be on the Eastern European and South American territories, though she will have a reach nationally and internationally.
"Dilek can communicate and build relationships with people on a global level and that is exactly what we need," said Jeff Lujan, Founder and Chairman of True Games. "When you have a game that is available online, your business does not end at the US border. We are an International company and Dilek brings not only a global attitude to the table, but a true global background."
"I am honored to join the staff at True Games," said Ilboga. "It is exciting to join such a strong team and True Games' slate of products has a global appeal and that will allow me to use my skills to reach out and establish distribution channels and relationships with partners on an international level."
Prior to her recent post at K2 Network, Ilboga served in several key marketing, advertising and sales roles at top companies throughout Turkey, including one of the country's largest groups, the Tepe Group, where she was responsible for managing & improving the sales distribution system, coordinating with all distributors, organizing all special sales promotions and campaigns and more.
Ilboga is a native of Turkey and is fluent in both Turkish and English and holds a degree in Economics from Uludag University and a specialization in Foreign Trade from Anadolu University in Turkey.
For more information on the company and its products visit www.truegames.com.
About True Games Interactive
Based in Orange County, California, True Games Interactive is an international multi-player online game publisher. It was founded by a core team of MMO industry veterans with extensive experience in publishing and operating online games. True Games brings new and innovative development ideas online, delivers them with a state-of-the-art game platform, and leverages micro-transaction revenue models. They are working with world-class publishers to license existing online titles and world-class developers, including Petroglyph, to create games exclusively for online play. UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV), India's first integrated global media and entertainment company, holds a strategic stake in True Games Interactive. UTV is India's only diversified media and entertainment company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres.
About UTV Software Communications
UTV Software Communications Ltd (UTV) is India's first integrated global media and entertainment company. UTV India & its subsidiaries
(UTV) create, aggregate and disseminate content of various genres across varied distribution platforms. Its 5 business verticals include Content Production & Services, Movies, Broadcasting, Interactive Gaming, and New Media.
Listed on India's premier stock exchange, The Stock Exchange, Mumbai in addition to the Motion Pictures Subsidiary, UMP PLC is listed on the AIM London Stock Exchange. UTV is India's only diversified media and entertainment company with content creation abilities across platforms and genres.
It has subsidiaries with offices across India, Mauritius, UK, USA and Japan. Walt Disney holds a strategic stake in UTV.