Tradewest Games - the new name for the remains of Midway Games Europe - has promoted Nick Howard to managing director of the UK business.
Howards was Euro sales director for Midway in Europe, and has also held positions at Koch and GSP.
"We’re delighted to have Nick as our new managing director," said Martin Spiess, CEO of Tradewest Games. "Nick has been a key contributor to our business over the years and we are confident that his appointment will accelerate Tradewest’s growth strategy, strengthening relationships with our partners and clients even further."
The company, which intends to become a fullly-fledged publisher and service provider, is currently signing up titles for a 2010 release.
"We're currently in final negotiations with renowned developers and publishers in order to create a well-balanced portfolio of products. Shortly we'll be in a position to disclose further details," said Howard