Nexon America has named Won Il Sue as vice-president of business development. Sue is responsible for managing Nexon America’s strategic partnerships as well as expanding the company’s game development channels.
Sue comes to Nexon America with many years of business development and management experience with online gaming companies including serving as CEO of Nexon Corp. between 2004 and 2005. Sue also founded the Internet startup called Smartplay and served as its CEO before joining Neowiz Games in South Korea. There he held several executive posts including Senior Vice President of International Business.
“Won joins us with an amazing understanding of Nexon and the online gaming industry,” said Daniel Chin, Nexon America’s CEO.“He will be instrumental in our continuing operation expansions and help us work more effectively with business partners and game developers. We are very fortunate to have him on board.”
Sue is a native of South Korea and speaks fluent English and Korean. Sue graduated from Seoul National University with a degree in business administration.
“It feels great coming back to Nexon where I started,” said Sue.“There’s been so much growth here in the US and Nexon America has done a fantastic job leading the market. I look forward to working hard alongside my Nexon colleagues and setting the stage for more explosive growth.”
Sue has begun working with Nexon America out of its Los Angeles headquarters.
ABOUT NEXON AMERICA INC.
Nexon America Inc. is the North American publishing arm of Nexon Group, a pioneer of interactive entertainment software and the world's leader in massively multiplayer online games. Based in Los Angeles, Nexon America was founded in 2005 to bring the best of online entertainment to the North American audience. The company's growing library of titles includes the world famous franchise MapleStory, the new fantasy life of Mabinogi, the fast-paced, first-person shooter Combat Arms and the soon to be released action-adventure game, Dungeon Fighter Online. The foundation of all Nexon America titles is the item selling business model, in which users access the full game for free and can later opt to pay for game enhancements.