Codemasters names Wigmore EMEA chief

Jeremy Wigmore has been promoted to VP of publishing for EMEA at Codemasters.

Wigmore joined Codemasters in 2008 as general manager for UK and Australia and has overseen the launch of Ashes 2009, Dirt 2 and Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising.

Wigmore previously worked as Atari’s UK boss. He will handle Codemasters’ market access and distribution strategy across the EMEA region.

Distribution forces in global markets looking to grow scale, efficiencies and strength see Codemasters as a must have inclusion in their business,” said Rod Cousens, CEO, Codemasters.

As the largest independent content creator and publisher, the company attracts great interest from established, effective, distribution powerhouses who we see as partners in regional access for our traditional publishing activity.

These are strategic relationships that sit alongside our ambitions in the digital segment and particularly as they relate to social, mobile and cloud gaming.

These partnerships are valued by us and deserve high quality management and support; Jeremy Wigmore has taken up this charge. He has played a pivotal role in fast tracking Codemasters’ business and will now bring those talents to bear in a wider sphere. He is a team player and wants to build on past success.”

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