Singapore (PRWEB) January 20, 2006
Mikoishi has announced the appointment of new CEO, Alan Giebel. Giebel takes the reins for the company’s business management from Alex Goatcher who will focus on managing Mikoishi’s internal development studio and third party development business. Goatcher will continue to work with the board on strategic direction in his capacity as Chairman.
“We are very pleased to have someone with Al’s industry experience join Mikoishi,” noted Alex Goatcher. “Al brings the right ingredients to us at an important phase of the company’s growth”, Goatcher said.
Prior to joining Mikoishi, Giebel was with THQ Wireless, where he was responsible for strategic priorities, business development and operational P&L in Asia.
Giebel’s entertainment software industry experience includes Sr. VP development roles at Riot Entertainment, where he was responsible for program and team management and oversight.
“I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead this talented team in this exciting and dynamic industry”, said Giebel, “Mikoishi has already demonstrated significant execution capabilities with over 10 multiplayer games developed and deployed in over 35 countries. Their recent move into the US markets and a string of high profile development partnerships to be announced in 2006 is indicative of how much demand exists for their products and technology. I look forward to capitalizing on our potential in the months ahead – Its going to be a very exciting year.”
Mikoishi is an award-winning game development studio based in Singapore.
Mikoishi develops and operates online multiplayer games for mobile phones and handhelds, all powered by Theatre™, the companies multiplayer gaming technology.
In contrast to today’s standalone single-player mobile games, Mikoishi is able to deliver a true online gaming experience, enabling hundreds of thousands of players from around the world to play with and against each other - anytime, anywhere.
Mikoishi works with major Telco’s, Publishers, and License holders and operates its games globally in over 20 countries stretching 4 continents.
For additional information, please visit http://www.mikoishi.com
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