Singapore, November 27th, 2007. Acme Mobile, Southeast Asia’s leading mobile games distribution company, today announced the appointment of two mobile industry veterans to senior positions. Kristan Rivers becomes Acme's Chief Operating Officer, working from the company's Singapore headquarters, while Bryan Head takes over Acme's new Manila-based Philippines operations as Country Manager.
“This has been a great year of growth for us,” says Paul Meyers, Acme Mobile’s CEO.“We’ve signed many strong content partners, expanded our Amob.com channels, launched a wide range of great new products and now we’re thrilled to add two mobile industry veterans to our team. Kristan and Bryan bring to Acme an enormous amount of experience and expertise, from which we can only benefit.”
Kristan Rivers was most recently General Manager of Asia/Pacific for mobile media publisher Player X. Previously, he was the Head of Asia and the first Business Development Director for Digital Bridges (now I-play), one of the world's earliest mobile game publishers. Rivers also worked with UK-based Digital Animations Group (DAG) as the head of its avatar-based online and mobile technology, and with Apple Computer where he worked on the launch of the Newton.
Bryan Head was formerly General Manager, Asia-Pacific for British lifestyle content provider Red Circle Technologies. Prior to this, Head established and managed Asian operations for mobile entertainment publisher Mforma (now Hands On Mobile) and was Director of Asian Business Development for Riot Entertainment, one of the world's first SMS game developers.
Meyers continues:“Acme has established itself as a key distributor of mobile content to Southeast Asia’s 250 million mobile subscribers and we aim to expand our position as this dynamic young market continues to grow. With Kristan and Bryan, we are adding two experienced managers to the Acme team. Both have worked in the business– and the region - for several years and their knowledge and wisdom will be invaluable as Acme continues to grow. We're delighted to welcome them both on board.”
About Acme Mobile:
Acme Mobile is Southeast Asia’s premier distributor of mobile entertainment content. Acme works with the world’s leading creators of mobile games, images, music and video, distributing their content through it's network of more than 70 carriers and portals across 14 Asian countries.
Acme’s direct-to-consumer mobile entertainment portals - www.amob.com and wap.amob.com stretch across 6 Southeast Asian countries - Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines– selling a wide range of mobile entertainment products to the region’s 250+ million mobile subscribers via web, WAP and SMS.
Founded in 2002, Acme Mobile is a privately held company with offices in Singapore, Bangkok and Manila.
Paul Meyers, CEO
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