Friday, June 11, 2010

THQ merges business units, prepares E3 presentation

THQ has merged its Online Business unit with its Core Games and Kids, Family, Casual Games branches.

The publisher has promoted Martin Good to executive vice president of Kids, Family, Casual Games and Global Online Services to look after the new business unit.

In a release, THQ president and CEO, Brian Farrell, said "Online and digital represents our industry's largest growth opportunity and it is imperative that we integrate digital and online game strategies into all of our key franchise plans.

"Now that we have momentum in our online pipeline, this is a natural evolution of our organizational structure, putting the leaders of our two product-focused business units in charge of development across all platforms. The company will now be organized in two clear business units and we are aggressively creating content to be delivered to gamers in all possible formats."

In other news THQ will host he E3 Investor Meeting. There, Farrell and executive vice president, Core Games, Danny Bilson will make a presentation to the investment community in connection with the 2010 Electronic Entertainment Expo. The presentation is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Pacific on Tuesday, June 15, 2010.

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