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Funcom appoints new Canadian CEO

Miguel Caron to help boost staff numbers at Age of Conan company

Age of Conan developer Funcom has appointed Miguel Caron as CEO of its growing Canadian business.

The company is currently in a recruitment drive for its base in Montreal, with Caron also tasked with exploring "several different areas of the exciting MMO games segment."

"We are thrilled to have Miguel join us at Funcom," offered Funcom CEO Trond Arne Aas. "Our Montreal based company is central to a string of new business initiatives in Funcom, both in the high-end MMO space and in the casual MMO space.

"Mr. Caron will be instrumental in developing and expanding those initiatives. We have already found Quebec and Montreal to be an excellent location for business and we look forward to further expand our operations here under the leadership for Miguel."

Caron has fifteen years experiencece with public and private businesses such as Lyrtech, and has been awarded the best younentrepreneurer of the year from Arista.

"Funcom is renowned for quality productions such as Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures and the Longest Journey series," said Caron. "I have found its management team to be extremely competent, which is of course a key aspect of being successful in such a competitive market. I look forward to bringing my business experience to help that management team generate even more value to all Funcom stakeholders."

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Matt Martin: Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.
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