Green Man Gaming appoints new board advisor and forms new team, and Milestone bolsters marketing team.
Paul Eibeler and Sam Bennett join Green Man Gaming
The e-commerce company has appointed two new senior members of staff. Former Take-Two CEO Paul Eibeler (pictured right) has joined as board advisor while Sam Bennett (pictured far right) has taken on the role of EVP of customer experience and communications.
Previously, Eibeler was president and later CEO of Take-Two, and he’s currently chairman of software distribution and marketing services company Cokem International.
Eibeler commented: “I’m excited to be joining the Green Man Gaming team during an exciting period of growth and expansion in the business. Paul Sulyok and the team have successfully built strong relations with leading game publishers worldwide offering consumers a wide catalogue of multi-platform games. I hope to share my experiences and industry knowledge with the team to further build on this success.”
Bennett, meanwhile, will lead Green Man Gaming’s new customer experience and communications team, bringing with him his experience of managing and engaging communities as well as customer relationships globally at EA, Sony and Activision.
Green Man Gaming CEO and founder Paul Sulyok added: “Sam’s deep understanding of the gaming community globally and experience of successfully improving customer engagement is highly valuable to Green Man Gaming as we grow our newly launched Green Man Gaming Community. As a passionate gamer who understands our audience and a well-respected community expert in the industry, we look forward to working with Sam to make sure we put our customers first at all times.”
Milestone bolsters marketing team
Andrea Loiudice has been appointed marketing manager at Italian motorsport developer Milestone.
For the past year, he’s been Milestone’s international senior product manager, but he’s also worked for the likes of Activision, Paramount and Atari.
His new role will see him take charge of Milestone’s entire marketing umbrella, handling all global marketing strategies as well as the social media, PR and creative teams going forward.
Vice president Luisa Bixio stated: “As a product manager, Andrea’s been a great asset for Milestone. I’m confident he’ll bring the same level of experience to his new position, helping drive all of our new titles to success.”
Loiudice added: “With big titles like Gravel, MotoGP17 and MXGP 3 all set to make their mark for Milestone in 2017, I can’t wait to take on the challenges that lie ahead as the studio increases its presence on the global stage.”