London, UK– 8th December 2010– TeePee Games, the new games discovery platform for social, web and mobile games, is pleased to announce the appointment of Darren Newnham as Head of Content. In his new position, Darren will oversee TeePee Games’ partnerships and will be responsible for managing all game content available through the discovery platform.
Prior to joining TeePee Games, Darren worked as an external consultant to a number of interactive application developers, studios and web communities, providing valuable assistance in securing marketing, publishing and licensing deals, as well as playing a key role in growing and managing corporate partnerships. Darren has previously held the role of Business Development Manager at game publisher Sega Europe, where he helped to establish the mobile division. He held a similar position at mobile network provider O2 UK, working alongside head of products to manage content partners, legal contracts, marketing initiatives and the business plan. Darren has over 15 years experience in the mobile and gaming sectors having also held positions at T-Mobile International, Hutchinson 3G and HMV UK.
Darren Newnham, Head of Content at TeePee Games said“ TeePee Games is an incredibly exciting venture for the games industry. There’s great potential for a games network of this kind and I’m delighted to play a part in developing this innovative new platform.”
Tony Pearce, CEO and co-founder of TeePee Games said,“We’re thrilled to have Darren join us at TeePee Games as he was our ideal candidate for Head of Content. He brings with him over 15 years of experience and strong relationships across both the mobile and game sectors. Darren is knowledgeable and well respected within the key industries that we will operate in, so I have no doubt that he’ll play a valuable role in shaping the company’s development.”
TeePee Games officially announced itself to the games, mobile and social media trade earlier this month and are set to launch in Q1 2011. Any game developers and publishers interested in being featured on the TeePee Games discovery platform are invited to sign up at www.teepeegames.com.
For more information please contact:
Tony Pearce, CEO
Tel: +44 (0)7775 500847
Darren Newnham, Head of Content
Tel: +44 (0)7919 891451
Quoc Truong, Peppermint P
Tel: +44 (0)207 240 2645
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About TeePee Games
TeePee Games is a game player’s discovery platform for smartphone, social and Flash games located at www.teepeegames.com. The service allows casual game players access to the games best suited to their profile, cutting through the noise of app stores and top-ten lists. TeePee Games combines a huge array of social features provided by established services Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and contains them in one place online. The company was founded in 2010 and is funded by private equity.
TeePee Games is headquartered in London, United Kingdom and the company website is located at: www.teepeegames.com
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