With the announcement only last week of Thumbstar’s internal development studio, it’s non-stop for Thumbstar with the appointment of Sales and Marketing Managers, Tony Fitzgerald and Phil Brannelly respectively, in readiness to publish the fruits of the studios labour.
Tony’s sales career spans over 26 years and during the last 12 years he has held senior sales positions in the Mobile and Console gaming sectors, in companies such as Psygnosis, Rage, Jester Interactive, and Telcogames Tony commented "I am delighted to have joined Thumbstar Games at such an exciting stage in the company's development. We have ambitious growth plans, but with an extremely broad and diverse catalogue, and with established routes to market, we are well positioned to succeed and become a world leader in the provision of mobile games content."
Phil’s career started in retail at GAME over 20 years ago and has enjoyed successful spells at CentreGold, Acclaim and more recently with Ubisoft managing high profile brands including the Tom Clancy series. Reflecting on this appointment Phil comments, “Thumbstar are already well established as a distributor of 3 rd party mobile games content but the creation of our own IP, and taking that to a highly competitive market, is very exciting. Everyone involved with Thumbstar has one goal and that’s to be the best. I’m thrilled to be given the chance to be a part of it.”
Appointed by CEO Gareth Edmondson he states “The pace of growth at Thumbstar continues and both Tony and Phil bring many years of experience into the fold. That sort of experience is priceless for any company, such as ours, with big ambitions. They are a welcome addition to the team.”
For any Sales or Marketing enquiries contact Tony or Phil at Thumbstar on 0845 126 1363.
About Thumbstar Games
Thumbstar is a mobile games service provider representing more than 100 developers and providing in excess of 2000 titles through channels into 128 markets globally, including the UK and Europe, S.E. Asia, the Americas, the Middle East and Australasia.
Thumbstar originally started out in 2008 as an aggregator / publisher of mobile games for J2Me, Windows Mobile, RIM BlackBerry and Symbian.
Since then Thumbstar has also moved into mobile games publishing for iOS and Android and expanded its business offering to become a digital developer, distributor and publisher of mobile entertainment lifestyle applications, wallpapers and themes.