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Havok expands US management team

Middleware tool creator Havok has announced an expansion to its US management team, with Jeff Yates joining the company's North American office as Director of Product Management.

Yates will "drive the implementation of world-wide product strategies and manage launches of Havok's new middleware products and technologies" for the Dublin-based physics experts, according to the company.

"We are extending our product line with exciting new middleware components and asset processing pipelines," explained Havok CEO David O'Meara, "and are working with our customers to embed our middleware solutions into their 3D content creation production pipelines."

"Jeff's extensive experience building production tools and designing efficient workflows for 3D artists and animators will help us meet our customers' most critical needs through their transition to next generation consoles," he concluded.

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