London, UK, 15 January 2007: Telcogames, a global publisher, developer and distributor of mobile games appoint Darren Newnham, formally Sega mobile frontman.
Newnham will be joining Telcogames as Head of Licensing in a bid to further drive expansion globally. Newnham will take control of all licensing aspects internationally looking to licence in content where appropriate and pushing Telcogames's original IP to non mobile platforms.
Newnham's appointment reflects the growth in Telcogames and their focus on servicing and meeting the needs of its global customers across smartphone and other non mobile platforms with appropriate content as well as the general industry trends of using mobile IP in other areas
Newnham has a colourful background in the entertainment industry most recently having been a key driver in implementing the European Mobile division of SEGA. Prior to this Newnham worked in key roles with major network operators across the industry including O2, T mobile, Hutchinson "3" as well as blue chip BT and entertainment retailer HMV.
"Darren's experience and background in the industry will compliment our already highly skilled team, said Jamie Conyngham, CEO, Telcogames, and will also support our strategy of diversifying our existing IP towards other platforms outside of Mobile".
Darren will be based in the new corporate headquarters at Euston Fitzrovia, 510, 5th Floor, 85 Tottenham court Road, London, W1T 4TQ.
Headquartered in London, Telcogames is a global publisher, developer and distributor of quality mobile games across all major formats including Symbian, Windows Mobile, Linux, J2ME and Brew. It distributes mobile games to tier 1-3 carriers globally and is regarded as the leader in «off-portal» distribution. Telcogames portfolio of games consists of the best mobile games from over 100 different companies. Telcogames has two internal studios, Magic Productions, which ports console games to native mobile devices, and Fathammer, which is a leading 3D mobile game production company as well as a creator of its own high quality 3D games for multiple platforms. Telcogames is privately owned, and has offices in London, Liverpool, Paris, Seoul, Norrkoping, Tokyo, Helsinki, Dusseldorf, Tel Aviv and Taipei. www.telcogames.com
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