Multiplay has today announced two new additions to their sales team, Andy Pinder and Josh Winward. The two experienced recruits come on board as Multiplay, organisers of the UK’s largest and longest-running gaming festivals, take steps to seriously drive forward key areas of business.
Andy Pinder formerly Category Manager at GAME and HMV, joins Multiplay as Sales Manager with over 20 years industry experience. As such, Andy is responsible for sales across the Multiplay portfolio including tournament and event sponsorship, contract events, on-line advertising and all aspects of sales for the Insomnia Gaming Festival.
Josh Winward previously Field Marketing Executive at Ubisoft UK, comes to Multiplay as Sales Executive. His responsibilities include generating new business for the company, developing existing relationships, and managing a series of events for a number of Multiplay's clients.
“I’m thrilled to have Andy and Josh on board and welcome them to the Multiplay clan. Andy is a true industry veteran that brings with him a wealth of experience, setting us in great stead for the busy years ahead throughout which we will continue to thrive,” Said Craig Fletcher, CEO of Multiplay. “Josh is a fantastic addition to the team – his drive, ambition and knowledge of the field will no doubt prove to be a great asset to our business.”
Multiplay organises the UK’s largest gaming festival, the Insomnia series, as well as specialising in commercial web hosting and publisher consultancy. Founded in 1997, the company now possesses the record for the largest LAN in the UK and runs events that have attracted over 90,000 people through the doors. Multiplay has worked with numerous publishers such as; EA, Activision, Warner Bros and Ubisoft.