Karlsruhe (Germany), 13th December, 2017 – Gameforge, a leading online games publisher, today announced the appointment of Alison Turner as Vice President Marketing & Platform. In this role, Turner will apply extensive marketing and product platform experience to help accelerate the company’s growth and strengthen its leadership position in the F2P online gaming category.
Committed to seeking out international top talent in the gaming industry, the hiring of Alison Turner is the first in this process. Alison will be leading both the Marketing and Platform teams in the Games Division. She joins the Gameforge team from Sony Network Entertainment Europe, where she in her role as Senior Director was responsible for international marketing and programming. She has built a storied career in the video game industry including a decade at Sony in various capacities as well as racking up accomplishments in roles at Activision, Roxio, Sega, Ubisoft and BMG.
“Alison has a stellar track record”, says Gameforge CEO and founder Alexander Rösner, commenting on the appointment, “and brings a wealth of international experience and deep expertise to the new role of VP Marketing & Platform. Gameforge has seen solid growth over the course of 2017 and, with Alison’s help, will continue to grow in 2018 where we’ll have a number of high profile releases of yet unannounced games.”
Alison Turner: “I am delighted to join Gameforge at this exciting time for the company. With Gameforge’s commitment to pure-play F2P online gaming I am really looking forward to growing our brand and product reach for our great portfolio of established games as well the major releases already in the pipeline.”
With more than 20 titles and over 450 million registered players, Gameforge is the leading provider of free-to-play massively multiplayer online games (MMOs) in the western hemisphere. Headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, the group offers its online games in more than 75 countries. The portfolio encompasses numerous well-known game industry brands, including prized role-playing games Runes of Magic, AION Free-to-Play and TERA as well as Europe’s most successful MMO, Metin2. The action anime MMORPG SoulWorker adds to the wide-ranging collection, while popular browser-based games such as OGame and Ikariam complete their offering. More information available at http://corporate.gameforge.com/.