FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Irvine, Calif., - March 13, 2007 - K2 Network, Inc. ( www.k2network.net), an online game publisher, announced today that it has added to its Senior Management team a key hire with the addition of Jeff Lujan as the Vice President of International Marketing. Lujan, who joined the company in February, is now in charge of Global marketing and public relations for K2 Network. With previous key roles in marketing and development for some of the industry's largest companies including Midway and Namco Bandai Games America, Lujan brings more than 15 years of marketing and gaming industry experience,
"The addition of Jeff Lujan as our Vice President of Marketing will help accelerate K2 Network forward in the right direction," said Joshua Hong, CEO of K2 Network. "With his proven track record and vast industry expertise, Lujan will serve a vital role in our company's growth and success."
"The online games industry is one of the fastest growing and most competitive entertainment segments in the world," said Lujan, "K2 Network is poised to become a global force in online entertainment with its ambitious goals for innovation in the online gaming world and I am excited to be a part of achieving these goals."
In his new role as Vice President of Marketing, Lujan is responsible for all Global marketing and related strategic partnership functions, including building and managing an international product marketing department, creative services team, and worldwide public relations functions.
Prior to joining K2 Network, Lujan spent five years at Namco Bandai Games as the head of marketing and Director of the United States Product Division. While there, Lujan was notably responsible for building thriving relationships with Universal Pictures, United Media and Games Workshop, while also playing an integral role in the signing, marketing and business development of Flagship Studios' Hellgate: London. Before joining Namco, Lujan launched Midway's popular car combat title, Spy Hunter and previously spent five years in art production at Twentieth Century Fox Animation Studios working on feature films including Anastasia and Titan A.E.
Lujan, an Arizonan native, holds a Masters of Business Administration from Arizona State University and Bachelors Degree in Marketing from The University of Arizona.
About K2 Network
K2 Network, an online game publisher and community service management company, publishes and services highly engaging online games and cultivates dynamic player environments. The company puts "Gamers First" with compelling titles, exciting communities, creative pricing models, quality customer service, and frequent updates based on user requests. K2 Network currently offers War Rock, Knight Online, Global MU Online and Golf King. Company headquarters are in Irvine, Calif. More information can be found at www.k2network.net.