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."
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.
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