Berlin, 4.01.2011: The supervisory board of Frogster Interactive Pictures AG has appointed Seth Iorio to the executive board with effect from 1 January 2011. In the Frogster group which has subsidiaries in Europe and North America, the new board member is responsible for the customer-and technology-oriented service areas Customer Care, Community Management, Payment and Fraud Management, Localization, Programming and IT. Seth Iorio remains Managing Director and COO of Frogster Online Gaming GmbH which is responsible for the operations and marketing of Frogster’s online games in Europe.
In early October 2010 Seth Iorio took office as Managing Director of Frogster Online Gaming GmbH and VP Customer Relations&Technology of the parent company Frogster Interactive Pictures AG. As VP Business Development and authorised representative, the graduate in Business Administration was previously responsible for the areas of Customer Communications and Marketing, Localization and Human Resources at Gameforge AG, the new majority shareholder of Frogster. After founding and managing Rabbit Software AG as CTO in the year 2000, Seth Iorio worked as an IT consultant and as project manager at United Internet.
"Seth Iorio completes the representation of the various value-added areas of Frogster at Executive Board level. We look forward to the future cooperation with him”, comments Christoph Gerlinger, chairman of the Executive Board of Frogster Interactive Pictures AG.
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The Frogster group is a Berlin-based, listed publisher of online games. Frogster focuses on the marketing and operation of virtual worlds, so-called massively multiplayer online games– one of the strongest growing sectors in the entertainment industry.With its top titles‘Runes of Magic’ and‘Bounty Bay Online’ Frogster has already gathered over 5 million registered players worldwide. For a release in 2011 Frogster has just recently announced the two highly ambitious MMO games‘TERA’ and‘Mythos’. Frogster also intends to enter into the rapidly growing market of browser and social games with‘Bounty Bay Live’ and‘Throne of Fire’ shortly. Currently the Frogster group employs more than 200 staff members in the fields of game development, licensing, IT, web design and web development, product management, marketing, PR, web publishing, community management, support, sales, hosting, billing and finance/administration. Frogster’s subsidiaries Frogster Online Gaming, Frogster America and Frogster Pacific market and operate their games in Europe, America and Oceania respectively. In 2008, Frogster was awarded as‘Landmark in the Land of Ideas’, an initiative under the patronage of the German Federal President. The shares of the Frogster Interactive Pictures AG have been listed in the Entry Standard segment of the Frankfurt stock exchange since February 2006. Internet: www.frogster.de