Claire Hill appointment

London, UK– 5 July, 2011

Icon Games Entertainment, an independent game developer and digital publishing studio, is pleased to announce the appointment of Claire Hill as Managing Director. Claire is based in Icon’s London studio where she has assumed the overall responsibility for managing Icon’s expanding digital publishing business.

Claire has spent over 10 years in the games industry, starting out at handheld developer Graphic State where she worked with a number of key brands and licences including Lego Media, Crazy Taxi, Robotech and Midway’s Cruis’n. Prior to that Claire worked in the finance industry, in a management role at American Express.

Richard Hill-Whittall, Head of Development at Icon says, "I am delighted that Claire has taken on the role of Managing Director as she brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience, with a keen eye for commercial&business development. Claire will help us to build up our digital publishing business and expand onto new platforms including PSVita and 3DS."

Founded in 2004, Icon Games Entertainment is an independent game developer&digital publishing studio creating casually-oriented game titles with unique gameplay providing endless hours of fun for the whole family. Developing for a variety of platforms, including PSVita, 3DS, Wii, PSP, iPhone and PC, Icon Games Entertainment continues to work towards their goal of creating entertaining games with a focus on compelling gameplay&fun!

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