Joachim Berthold, experienced manager and expert in mobile games, joins the board of gamigo AG, publisher of free-to-play online games.
Joachim Berthold Bonke, 44, has joined the board of directors of gamigo AG. His responsibilities as a board member include the divisions Technology, Mobile Games, Customer Support, Game Analysis and Localization, as well as business in the USA. gamigo AG will benefit extensively from his vast experience in the mobile sector. As a publisher, gamigo has so far been active in the European and North American markets for free-to-play massively multiplayer online games, but is also planning mobile games for several markets in the near future. “I’m really looking forward to the new challenges at gamigo, especially as the mobile game sector has incredible potential in addition to the growth market of online games, which gamigo is going to exploit”, Joachim Berthold Bonke said.
Before he switched to the board of directors at gamigo AG, Joachim B. Bonke was managing director at TAF mobile GmbH, which develops and markets mobile solutions and applications for sectors such as public transport. Before that he worked at cell phone manufacturer Sony Ericsson for more than 6 years. Most recently he was responsible for the customer segment in Germany as Manager Enterprise. Overall, he looks back on 20 years of experience in the mobile phone market, in which he has held various management positions.
Remco Westermann, CEO of gamigo AG: “In Joachim Berthold Bonke we gain a board member with whom we can strengthen and extend the market position of gamigo AG. By bringing his experience in the mobile sector to the table, he will help us to master the coming challenges and reach our goals.” Joachim B. Bonke replaces Patrick Streppel on the board of directors at gamigo AG, who will continue to advise the company on game licenses and partnerships, and remain in close contact after leaving.
About gamigo AG
About gamigo AG
gamigo AG (incorporated in 2001) is a leading publisher and distributor of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games (MMOG) in Europe and North America. About 100 staff in Hamburg and San Francisco handle the marketing, technology, support and community management for the game portfolio, which currently comprises more than 10 games. “Fiesta Online” and “Last Chaos” are two examples of gamigo’s very successful games with a long-standing loyal customer base. gamigo has more than 10 million registered game accounts worldwide. In addition to online multiplayer games, gamigo is planning to increasingly offer mobile games.
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