A new chapter begins - Dominique Brown passes the torch as head of Beenox

QUEBEC CITY, Dec. 14, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - More than 12 years after founding Beenox, Quebec City's biggest video game developer, studio head, Dominique Brown, has decided to pursue new personal challenges and will pass the torch to longtime colleagues Sylvain Morel and Thomas Wilson, who will take the helm as co-studio heads on December 21, 2012.

"Sylvain and Thomas have been invaluable partners for several years and their efforts have contributed greatly to the growth and success of Beenox," says Dominique Brown. "They have my full confidence and the company will be in very good hands."

Sylvain Morel, who has served as technical director for Beenox, will supervise production as well as the technology and administration departments. Thomas Wilson, who has served as creative director since joining Beenox in 2005, will oversee all creative operations.

"I'm very excited to take on this new role," says Sylvain Morel. "From the very start, Dominique established a culture of excellence, and our goal is to continue the studio's journey toward new heights. We are extremely confident about Beenox's future."

"It's an honor to step into Dominique's shoes and lead such a wonderful team," asserts Thomas Wilson. "Dominique put a lot of energy, passion, and hard work into building and positioning Beenox internationally. Sylvain and I, the management team, and all the employees are proud to carry on the values of Beenox and to keep up this great momentum."

"During his tenure with the company, Dee has established Beenox as a key creative force in Quebec City," said Dave Stohl, head of studios for Activision Publishing.  "We thank him for his contributions and wish him well in the future. We believe that Sylvain and Thomas are the right leaders to continue moving Beenox forward."

About Beenox
Beenox is a world class video game developer established in Quebec City, Canada, for more than 12 years. Owned by Activision Publishing Inc., a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products, Beenox has more than 300 specialized employees all dedicated to making the best games and to conquer the world.
For more information: www.beenox.com.

SOURCE: Beenox

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