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Former Electronic Arts Vet Named New CEO of Outspark

Posted Wed, Sep 09, 2009 by Martuk

Outspark, the North American publisher for such games as Fiesta, Secret of the Solstice, Wind Slayer, and many more has named Owen Mahoney as its new Chief Executive Officer. Owen Mahoney is the former Senior Vice President of corporate and business development at Electronic Arts with over 15 years experience in the industry. Mr. Mahoney will be heading up Outspark's efforts to expand in the North American, European, and Asian gaming markets.

Mr. Mahoney brings more than 15 years experience working in the digital media sector. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President of corporate and business development at Electronic Arts, and during his 9-year tenure from 2000-2009, he led the company’s worldwide corporate development activities including acquisitions, equity investments and strategic partnerships. Previously, Mr. Mahoney has held numerous executive positions at online and software companies in both the U.S. and Asia, including PointCast, Claris Japan and Radius. Mr. Mahoney holds a B.A. in Asian Studies from the University of California at Berkeley and attended the University of Tokyo’s graduate law program.

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