Portsmouth United Kingdom –May 6 th 2013.
Climax Studios (Portsmouth) are pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran Chris Eden as their new business development manager. Chris has over 20 years worth of industry experience under his belt and joins Climax from the Sheffield based Sumo Digital, where he worked for 3 years.
"Chris joins us from Sumo Digital and has over 20 years experience within his field. He has previously worked at SCEA in Developer Relations and devised and launched the "Sony Pub Fund". Way back in the distant past Chris worked for a young company called Climax - and we are pleased welcome him back to the fold!" commented Simon Gardner, CEO of Climax Studios.
Chris Eden went on to explain “I’m delighted to be returning to Climax, the studio has always been close to my heart and when the opportunity came to rejoin the company I jumped at the chance. Simon and the team have an exceptionally talented, world leading studio and I hope I can contribute to their continued success, in an era when we seem to be beset by stories of doom and gloom for UK developers. Climax continues to act as a showcase for the best of British development.” Chris will begin his second term with Climax on the 1st of May
Founded in 1988 by Karl Jeffery, Climax Studios has grown to become one of the world's leading independent video game developers at the cutting edge of the games industry, Climax develops technologically advanced and critically acclaimed interactive games for all major console platforms. The company works with major worldwide publishers such as Microsoft, SCEA, Konami, Midway, Buena Vista Games, Sony Studio London and THQ.