World of Tanks and World of Warplanes developer Wargaming.net has laid out plans to expand into Europe. In a recent press release, Wargaming.net announced that it has opened a new European office. Heading up the new branch is Frédéric Menou, former Managing Director of Blizzard Entertainment Europe.
The new branch will host more than 40 professionals that will recruit, manage and handle the full-scale PR, marketing, community and support with the main office being located in Paris, France.
Wargaming.net Expands to Europe
New Office to Open in Paris
London, UK, Paris, FR and San Francisco, CA (26th July, 2011) Wargaming.net is proud to announce the opening of the European branch to manage the company's public and business relations in Europe, with Frédéric Menou as the Managing Director.
The company believes that his tremendous experience, first as Support Services Director and then as Managing Director Europe at Blizzard Entertainment, will help Frédéric Menou to bring Wargaming.net to the league of the best European online gaming publishers.
In its initial stages, the European branch of Wargaming.net will include more than 40 professionals to recruit and manage full-scale PR, Marketing, Community, and Support departments. The main office will be located in Paris, France, with a subsidiary in Berlin headed by Mario Baumann.
Having an office in Europe will get us much closer both to our gaming community and our partners, said Wargaming.net CEO Victor Kislyi. We have an excellent team of professionals able to get us to the top. It's just a matter of time now.
We are not a small company, we are becoming a global player, said Wargaming.net Managing Director Europe Frédéric Menou. I am happy to be a part of the team and looking at the people around me I can say that there's nothing that can hinder us from becoming the best company in the industry.
Wargaming.net® is an award-winning online game developer and publisher, incorporated in the UK. Its 270-strong development team is located in Minsk, Belarus. Since 1998, the company has shipped 13 titles, including acclaimed Massive Assault series, Order of War RTS published by Square Enix, and three add-ons for Blitzkrieg II. At the Russian Game Developers Conference (KRI) in 2009 and 2010, Wargaming.net® was named The Best Developer Company from ex-USSR. At KRI 2011 the company was awarded Industry Prize and World of Tanks® won the Best Game Award. The company's headliner project, World of Tanks®, gained the Guinness World Record for the Most Players on One Server Simultaneously. Currently, Wargaming.net® is developing the next action MMO, World of Warplanes.
Official web site: www.wargaming.net
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