Telcogames Creates German Subsidiary

Appoints industry veteran Kim Shon as MD.

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Mobile games distributor Telcogames is continuing it's global expansion with the creation of subsidiary company Telcogames Germany and the appointment of Kim Shon as managing director.

Based in Meerbusch/Duesseldorf, Telcogames Germany will be responsible for making Telcogames' catalogue of over 700 mobile phone games available to top tier mobile network operators, portals and retailers throughout Germany, Austria, Switzerland and France.

Kim Shon joins Telcogames from games specialist Mobile Scope AG, where he worked as a Key Account Manager, responsible for business development and key distribution channels. Mr Shon is a veteran of the games industry, having previously worked with Sega Europe, where he was part of the team headed by Kazutoshi Miyake, director and board member of Telcogames Japan.

Telcogames is creating a global network of subsidiaries in key territories worldwide, giving the company an unparalleled level of local distribution and coverage. Telcogames Germany joins subsidiary companies in Israel, Russia, and Japan and group offices in UK, Scandinavia, and Australia.

Mr Shon says "I am delighted to join Telcogames´ team of high profile industry veterans in a rapidly growing medium which is being acknowledged as the future of interactive entertainment. The formation of Telcogames Germany fits perfectly into the company's global strategy to aggregate and market mobile content to key territories, with fast, effective and customer orientated services. I do look forward to helping increase Telcogames' already convincing market performance and share in the important territories of Germany, Austria, Switzerland and France, which cumulatively represent more than 40% of Europe´s market potential."

Jamie Conyngham, the Chief Executive Officer of Telcogames, said, "Telcogames is rapidly establishing the world's first truly global distribution network for mobile gaming content. The creation of Telcogames Germany is another step in the company's plans to target key markets and establish dedicated local presence. Central Europe is a very significant territory in the mobile entertainment sector. Kim has a great deal of experience working in this region and we are very pleased to welcome him on board."