New games boss for Testronic Labs

New games boss for Testronic Labs
Michael French

By Michael French

October 29th 2007 at 8:43AM

Thorsten Heinze takes over as head of games for QA firm

Testronic Labs has appointed Thorsten Heinze as the head of its games division.

Having previously worked at the likes of Nintendo, Crytek and Vivendi, Heinze will be tasked with driving forward business growth for the testing firm.

The firm, which is owned by German investment group Catalis, which also owns Kuju, recent;y grew its QA and localisation services via a merger with PMTC in Belgium, and the opening of a new DVD testing facility in Warsaw. It employes over 260 freelance and permanent staff in America, the UK and Europe.

Neil Goodall, CEO for Testronic Labs, commented: “This is a great appointment for us. We have had an amazingly successful 2007 and now Thorsten joining us, with his many years of industry experience, really puts us in great shape to consolidate our position as a company that is becoming a real force in games testing.”

Heinze added: “It is exciting for me to have become a member of Testronic Labs and a great opportunity to add my experience to the team. I am looking forward to working with my new team members on the upcoming projects and to grow our services to be the perfect choice for the needs of our customers.”