New hires and promotions strengthen key business areas
We are pleased to announce that we have promoted two and recruited four team members to strengthen further our marketing, commercial, and business development teams. Adele Simpson, Kay Winkley, Will Quantrill, Chris White, Tom Higgins, and Thomas Williams all bring a wealth of business and video games industry experience to the company and will further strengthen the offering of Green Man Gaming’s services to both consumers and partners.
Adele Simpson – EVP Performance Marketing.
Adele is CIM qualified with over 20 years of experience in performance marketing with a strong understanding of all areas of digital marketing – paid media channels, PPC, affiliates, influencers, SEO, social, display, and email – as well as traditional media experience in Radio & SMS. Adele joins Green Man Gaming after 11 years at Bauer Media where she was responsible for building brands from the ground up in a wide range of sectors such as voucher sites, loyalty schemes, subscriptions, and competitions.
“I enjoyed working on radio brands such as; Kiss FM, Magic, Absolute Radio, etc to create engaging marketing plans to ultimately commercialise their audiences via online, in print, and on-air tactics. I’m super excited to stay within the entertainment industry by joining Green Man Gaming and am keen to explore a whole new world of gaming eCommerce. I’m in my happy place here working through a whole roadmap of testing and optimisation!”
Kay Winkley – EVP, Commercial Trading
Kay joined Green Man Gaming in February 2020 as a Senior Buyer after holding similar senior positions on the Xbox EMEA Category Team and Game Digital managing brand categories including Xbox, Nintendo, and 3rd Party Software
“Joining GMG 2 weeks before our first national lockdown as a Senior Buyer; introduced a new learning curve that I or anyone hadn’t anticipated. Two and a half years later, I am pleased to be progressing within a business that has supported the team and adapted quickly to the ‘new normal’, whatever that looked like. I’m looking forward to continue to work with the brilliant team at GMG and growing the business as much as possible with our partner base.”
Will Quantrill – Affiliate and Influencer Manager.
Will joins Green Man Gaming as the Affiliate and Influencer Manager taking on the new challenge of working directly as an advertiser. Having worked in digital marketing, both agency and publisher side, for the past 5 years he has held marketing roles at Bauer Media and Thoughtmix.
“As a lifelong gamer, the chance to move into the games industry has been a career goal of mine for many years. I am thrilled to be working with the team at Green Man Gaming and developing my industry knowledge and working on something I am so passionate about.”
Chris White – Senior Manager, Business Development & Content Acquisition.
Chris joins Green Man Gaming most recently from Frontier Developments, where he was PR & Partnerships Manager and sat on the review board for Frontier Foundry. His work in PR across in-house and agency roles included 2K, Capcom, Bethesda UK, Warner Bros UK, and more.
“After 13 years in PR, it wasn’t an easy decision to leave the wonderful madness of that scene but having become more involved in biz dev and publishing over the last few years, it offered a wonderful new challenge. The long-term ambitions for Green Man Gaming’s publishing label are ambitious and exciting, I’m thrilled to play a part in it.”
Tom Higgins – Commercial Manager.
After a couple of years out of the games industry, Tom has returned to games and joins Green Man Gaming as Commercial Manager working closely with the global publishing team.
“After 2 and half years out of the industry, I jumped at the chance to return to an industry I am passionate about. I am thrilled to be back, and excited to get involved with some really exciting projects with the Green Man Gaming team.”
Thomas Williams – Content Acquisitions Manager.
Thomas joined Green Man Gaming in April 2020 as their first (of many) fully remote employees. Starting off in Business Support he got to learn about Green Man Gaming from the ground up before being promoted to the role of Content Acquisition Manager.
“I am very excited at this opportunity, it is pretty much my dream job to spend my time looking at loads of different games and working with an amazing team with so much experience. I have really enjoyed meeting lots of different people in the games industry, from indie to AAA and I have seen some fantastic games. It has been great to talk to them about their projects and help bring their games to Green Man Gaming for our customers to enjoy.”
“I would like to congratulate both Kay and Thomas on their promotions in recognition of their hard work and dedication to their departments and continued growth within Green Man Gaming. I would also like to welcome Adele, Tom, Chris, and Will to the Green Team and look forward to the fresh ideas and perspectives they bring to the table.”
Commented Paul Sulyok, Founder and CEO of Green Man Gaming.
“As an established, yet growing company, it is as important to attract new talent as it is to reward and retain our already entrenched team. Welcome! I am looking forward to working with you all”.