Hilversum, the Netherlands– November 13, 2008– SPIL GAMES, the world’s ultimate online game destination, today announced that Sidney Mock has joined the company as its new Chief Commercial Officer. As CCO, Mock will develop the strategic policies for the Sales and Business Development divisions of SPIL GAMES. He will lead all revenue-driven activities on the company’s 50 online game portals and oversee the worldwide sales teams. Mock joins SPIL GAMES after a successful period at Google in the Netherlands, where he served as Industry Leader for the Netherlands, responsible for sales of Google products across the Financial Services, Automotive and Classifieds sectors.
Prior to his role as Industry Leader at Google Netherlands, Mock served as the Country Marketing Manager for Google Benelux. During his time with Google, Mock successfully launched Google Maps, iGoogle and YouTube in Benelux. Mock’s other achievements include his tenure at Monster Worldwide, where he was Marketing Director for Monster Netherlands and let Monster to the #1 position in the Dutch market.
“SPIL GAMES is poised to benefit from the continuous growth of the global online games market and the need for marketers to more precisely target their audiences," said Mock.“With an excellent catalogue of targeted online game portals and a roadmap of innovative projects in the pipeline for 2009, we are uniquely positioned for helping our partners in the best possible way."
“Sidney Mock brings with him the valuable blend of creativity, passion, and business sense that will be invaluable to SPIL GAMES,” said Peter Driessen, CEO of SPIL GAMES.“His achievements in Benelux have been notable, and we are confident that he will continue that success with us.”
About SPIL GAMES
Based in The Netherlands, SPIL GAMES is the world’s ultimate online game destination, providing online games through more than 50 game portals localized in 20 languages worldwide. Each SPIL GAMES portal is targeted to a specific segment including Family, Tweens and Girls. A deep understanding of the online game market, including both casual and MMO games, enables SPIL GAMES to produce localized portals dedicated to free-to-play, casual games, and launch sites such as gamesgames.com (Family), agame.com (Tweens) and girlsgogames.com (Girls), and onrpg.com (MMO). SPIL GAMES has over 4,000 games in its current portfolio, which have been developed through partnerships with top-notch game developers and studios.
Attracting 100 million unique visitors to its game portals worldwide, SPIL GAMES has quickly established itself as a leader in the casual gaming market. For more information, please visit: www.spilgames.com.
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