Los Angeles, CA– September 22, 2010– Atari, a global interactive entertainment company, announced today the appointment of Alexander Chungas its Senior Director of Digital Strategy and Distribution. Mr. Chung will be responsible for Atari’s casual and PC digital distribution strategy in North America. The announcement was made by Atari, President Jim Wilson, to whom Mr. Chung will report.
“Alex joins Atari as we continue to drive our business into the online market,” said Jim Wilson, President of Atari.“His strong background in casual and social digital distribution and strategic partnerships will reinforce and expand those revenue streams.”
Most recently, Mr. Chung has been a consultant in business development and marketing, negotiating and signing deals with content distribution, media and interactive publishing groups. Prior to consulting, Mr. Chung held a business development position with The Walt Disney Internet Group where he covered Disney Premium Content including online gaming, social networking and strategic partnerships.
Mr. Chung has held various business development and advisory roles at Ubisoft, NHN, Inc., and Yahoo! Inc.
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Atari group is a global creator, producer and publisher of interactive entertainment. Atari’s brands and content are available across all key traditional and digital distribution touch points, including browser-based and social online platforms, PC, consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony, and advanced smart phones (i.e. iPhone, Android and RIM devices). Divisions of Atari, SA include Cryptic Studios, Eden Studios, Atari Interactive, Inc. and Atari, Inc.
Atari benefits from the strength of its worldwide brand and its extensive catalogue of contemporary classic game franchises (Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Lunar Lander®), original owned franchises (Test Drive®, Backyard Sports®, Deer Hunter®), MMO games from Cryptic Studios (Star Trek™ Online, Champions Online™) and third party franchises (Ghostbusters®, Rollercoaster Tycoon®, Dungeons and Dragons®). Atari also leverages the power of its franchises to deliver movies and merchandise to consumers around the world.
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