London, 22 nd March 2013: It was announced today that Silvia Seibert has been appointed CFO at the multiple award-winning game developer Slightly Mad Studios. Slightly Mad Studios is the creator of the Need for Speed SHIFT series, the titles of which went on to sell more than 6 million copies.
Silvia Seibert ´s 15 years work experience encompasses a number of game and media companies with annual revenues ranging between 5 and up to €30 Million. She has been leading finance teams, driving corporate finance ventures and has been playing a key role in the stock market launches of these companies. Silvia Seibert holds a Master’s degree in economics and a number of additional qualifications as a multi tax specialist under her belt.
Ian Bell, CEO at Slightly Mad Studios commented, “Silvia Seibert is an experienced Finance Controller who worked in various leading positions in the gaming industry. Her exceptional finance skills will be beneficial for our company as such and help us expand our business further.”
“I am glad to have been offered this extraordinary opportunity to work for such a renowned company like Slightly Mad Studios” Silvia Seibert commented on her new position. “I believe in the outrageous talent Slightly Mad Studios has got to offer and in the more than promising road map. The future for me personally could not look any brighter.”
With more promising game titles on the way, yet to be announced, Slightly Mad Studios are currently working on their Project CARS title, which is being developed through the unique WMD portal ( www.wmdportal.com). This portal provides a unique prospect in development funding, allowing players the chance to get intimately involved with the development of their chosen titles at an early stage, and also to allow developers to utilise the portal for funding and development purposes. Slightly Mad Studio’s sister company Gamagio also recently released one of the first fully 3D WebGL browser games through the Chrome Store called Skid Racer.
About Slightly Mad Studios Ltd
Slightly Mad Studios is an independent, award-winning developer known most recently for its work on Electronic Arts’ Need For Speed franchise with the successful SHIFT series. The company has a core studio located near Tower Bridge, London but predominantly uses a unique distributed development system that allows the team to attract worldwide talent, be cost-effective and ultra-efficient.
Slightly Mad Studios also has a sister company Gamagio that focuses on social/mobile titles with a number of new technologies and games in development and releasing soon.
For more information about Slightly Mad Studios or Gamagio, please visit the relevant website: www.slightlymadstudios.com and www.gamagio.com. Follow us on Twitter @slightlymadteam and @gamagiogaming.
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