Bruchsal, Germany, December 17, 2007 - cdv Software Entertainment AG, a leading full-service provider to the games industry in Europe and North America, is pleased to announce the hiring of Bernd Reinartz as the corporate PR manager for Europe. In this role, Mr. Reinartz will oversee internal and external corporate and investor communications, as well as product public relations for the European market.
Mr. Reinartz brings with him a distinguished history of successful PR campaigns within the industry, having held positions on the communications teams for Activision Germany GmbH and Electronic Arts GmbH.
"With the hiring of Bernd Reinartz, we have added a very experienced and highly respected leader to our PR team," said Arne Peters, COO of cdv Software Entertainment AG. "His many years of experience and diverse group of contacts will certainly help our team expand its efforts with the media. Bernd is a perfect addition to our team, and we believe he will enhance our growth efforts within the industry. "
About cdv Software Entertainment AG
cdv Software Entertainment AG is the only publicly traded, independent full service provider for the games sector in Germany. Together with its subsidiaries cdv Software Entertainment USA, cdv POS GmbH, Gamesmania, and seven_m, cdv has outstanding contacts within all key markets and decades of expertise. As a leading sales and service partner for the entire games and software industry, cdv is excellently positioned on the global market thanks to branches focused on Germany, Switzerland and Austria (GSA), North America, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia as well as noted international partners. Alongside its strong product placement and international distribution logistics, cdv offers its customers a wide range of sales-promoting methods and an extensive, professional marketing and promotion service from a single source. The company, which was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Bruchsal, Germany, has been on a steady growth course since its 2007 consolidation and is aiming in the medium term for a strong market position as one of the globally leading full service providers in the games sector. More information is available at http://www.cdv.de.
About cdv Software Entertainment USA
cdv Software Entertainment USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of cdv Software Entertainment AG, is a leading publisher of third-party video games and interactive entertainment with offices in New Jersey and headquarters in Cary, North Carolina. cdv Software Entertainment USA has published critically acclaimed and commercially successful titles including Divine Divinity, Blitzkrieg, American Conquest, Codename: Panzers, City Life, DarkStar One, War Front: Turning Point and Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened. The company will continue to expand its offerings with upcoming titles including the highly anticipated AGEOD’s American Civil War: 1861-1865– The Blue and The Gray and Pacific Storm Allies. For more information, please visit http://www.cdvus.com.