Conspiracy Entertainment Holdings Inc. , a developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment software in North America and Western Europe, announced today the appointment of Marco Husges in a newly created position of Executive Vice President effective as of July 2007. Mr. Husges has served in leadership roles in the global video game development and publishing industries since the early 1990s.
Most recently, Husges was Managing Director for the German-based publisher and distributor Dolphin Techtronix, where he was responsible for the company’s international product acquisition and marketing. As a games developer and publisher, Mr. Husges has been involved with the development and publishing of highly acclaimed products such as Enclave developed by Starbreeze Studios AB and the MMORPG (Massive Multi-Player Online Role-Playing Game) Shadowbane. In his new role as Executive Vice President, Mr. Husges is responsible prospecting and forming licensing and publishing deals with global interactive entertainment and media companies, implementing marketing strategies and providing growth potential to the firm.
Sirus Ahmadi, president of Conspiracy Entertainment, said, “We’re very pleased to welcome Marco to our team. His hands-on knowledge of design and development of games for the European market, along with his well-established network of international contacts, are assets unique to building our international presence. His experience of having worked in the environment of a public company is a big advantage for us as well. In just a couple of months, Marco has helped to significantly grow our business, including recent partnerships with 10tacle Studios AG, Data Design and Neko Entertainment. With Marco spearheading our sales and distribution strategies, we expect to rapidly build our portfolio of video game titles.”
Marco Husges commented, “The video game market is exploding with opportunity based on a continuous flow of new platforms and gaming genres. Conspiracy’s multi-platform strategy and its structure are very attractive to many European developers and publishers. Conspiracy has a 10-year track record in publishing, and offers excellent marketing and publishing services in the U.S. I look forward to working closely with the team to acquire high-quality and internationally competitive video game projects with above average sales potential.”