LONDON and SAN FRANCISCO, February 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Role created to foster partnerships to capitalize on company's rapid growth
King.com, the leading casual social games company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Emma Vaz, who joins the company as vice president for business development and partnerships for the EMEA region.
King.com is the fourth largest games company on Facebook. Its most popular game, Bubble Witch Saga, has 13m monthly active users and has been one of the fastest-growing Facebook games over the past year.
Emma joins King.com with a wealth of experience in the games industry, having previously worked at Oberon Media, the world's leading white label casual games solution provider. In her most recent role, Emma led Oberon's international online business as VP of international partnerships for Europe and Asia Pacific.
Emma will be based at King.com's London headquarters and will report to Mark Charkin, executive vice president for business development and advertising.
Riccardo Zacconi, CEO of King.com, said: "Emma has fantastic industry and operational experience. She will be a great asset to King.com as we continue to expand the business internationally and bring high quality casual social games to players across the globe."
Commenting on her appointment, Emma Vaz added: "I am delighted to be joining King.com at an exciting time for the company and for social gaming. King.com has grown rapidly since its launch in 2005 and I am looking forward to working with the company's talented team."
King.com is a worldwide leader in casual social games with over 30 million unique players and more than 1.5 billion games played per month globally. King.com offers more than 150 exclusive games in 14 languages through its premier destination, King.com (http://www.king.com), or on mobile devices, Google+, and Facebook, where it is a top 10 Facebook developer. The company is the exclusive provider of online games for leading global portals, websites and media companies. King.com has offices in London, Hamburg, Stockholm, Milan, Romania and San Francisco. For more information, please visit http://www.king.com.
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