HAMBURG, Germany - Nov. 10, 2009
SPIL GAMES, the worldwide leader in online gaming websites (comScore Media Metrix), is expanding its sales operations by opening an office in Hamburg, Germany. Stefan Beckmann, former Senior Marketing Manager at Scoyo GmbH/Bertelsmann, will lead the sales office as Germany’s Country Manager.
“The team at SPIL GAMES shares my passion for online media,” said Beckmann.“I look forward to helping the company plant deeper roots in Germany.” Beckmann will oversee the sales team as they help brands engage audiences on SPIL GAMES’ German sites—such as Jetztspielen.de, Spielen.com, and GirlsGoGames.de—through targeted campaigns, including interactive and rich media advertising as well as advergame seeding.
Over the past few years, SPIL GAMES has become the worldwide leader in online game destinations. The company owns and operates more than 50 fully localized web properties, allowing advertisers to target audiences by region and demographic. Each casual games website is uniquely designed for specific segments, including families, tweens, teens, and girls.
“The Hamburg office expands our capabilities within Germany,” said Peter Driessen, CEO of SPIL GAMES.“With this new office, we’ll be able to offer our German advertising partners even more dedicated service, giving them even better opportunities to reach their specific demographics through online games.” About Beckmann, he added,“Stefan will undoubtedly manage the new team wonderfully and will help build our brand—which has seen tremendous growth over the last year—further in the German market.”
To learn more about SPIL GAMES’ operations in Germany, please contact Stefan Beckmann at Stefan.Beckmann@spilgames.com.
For more information about SPIL GAMES, please visit www.spilgames.com.
About SPIL GAMES
Based in the Netherlands, SPIL GAMES owns and operates a global family of web properties dedicated to online games. With more than 50 localized online game destinations in 20 languages, SPIL GAMES is ranked as one of the Top 50 most visited online properties in the world, according to comScore Media Metrix, and attracts more than 115 million unique visitors to its websites worldwide. Each SPIL GAMES website is targeted to a specific segment, including families, tweens, teens, and girls. A deep understanding of the online games market enables SPIL GAMES to produce localized websites—such as GamesGames.com (family), Agame.com (tweens), A10.com (teens), and GirlsGoGames.com (girls)—that are dedicated to free-to-play online games. In its current portfolio, SPIL GAMES has a collection of more than 4,000 online games, which have been developed both in-house and through partnerships with top-tier game developers and studios. An established leader in the online games industry, SPIL GAMES is focused on the creation of strong brands, targeted content, strategic partnerships, and a global distribution network.
For more information, please visit www.spilgames.com.
Gina M. Dunn, Head of Communications