ANGILS - The Serious Games Association - To Appoint New Chair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

1 October, 2007

London, UK– ANGILS, the association for serious games and emerging technology organizations announced today that Prof Bob Stone of Birmingham University has stepped down as Chair due to his project commitments at the human technologies interface team where he is director.

Martine Parry, CEO ANGILS said:“We thank Bob for his time, expertise and commitment as founding chairman to ANGILS over the last 10 months and respect the fact that he has a large number of projects that require his time that take precedence over other activities.”

“We have come far in those 10 months: we have a growing membership; are positioned as a partner with other organizations for winning project funds through collaborative EU projects; have been the key market contact for various articles in the world’s press; have initiated and produced Europe’s leading serious games conference held in London each year and have produced a market research report on corporate learning games. It is with this backdrop of activities and focus that we will be honoured to receive our new Chair who will come on board with the next phase of growth in mind for ANGILS.”

Board member Kevin Williams of KWP, stated:“It is good to see ANGILS establishing itself in the maturing serious games industry and along with that we will have a reinforced direction and new phase of growth through our new Chair.”

--- ends ---

ANGILS– the Alliance for New Generation Interactive Leisure&Simulations represents the business and commercial interests for the serious games and emerging technology sectors. www.angils.org

KWP– The leading consultancy on the use of serious games in outdoor entertainment and exer-gaming.

Contact: Martine Parry, CEO ANGILS +44(0)7788 191252


Games PressGames Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com.