TIGA, the UK trade organization representing the video game industry, has added several seasoned industry veterans to its board of directors. Five new Directors have been elected to the board today: Karl Hilton, Chris Kempt, Georgina Mackenzie, Patrick O’Luanaigh and Mark Webley.
Chris Kempt is Managing Director and founder of Kempt, Karl Hilton is Managing Director of Crytek UK, Mark Webley is co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Lionhead Studios, Patrick O’Luanaigh is the Chief Executive Officer of nDreams, and Georgina Mackenzie is the CEO of Toytek.
"At TIGA our vision is to make the UK the best place in the world to do games business. Our mission is to fight for the interests of the UK games industry," Dr Richard Wilson, CEO of TIGA, said. "To achieve these ends we are intent on building an enduring organisation, the best in its field, one that improves year on year, a business that will make a significant impact on the games industry and so benefit the wider UK economy. Our five new directors will help TIGA to achieve these objectives. They represent different segments of the games industry, have a range of experiences and are highly ambitious to drive TIGA forward. We are delighted that Chris, Karl, Mark, Georgina and Patrick have been elected to the TIGA board."