Testronic Labs appoints new senior staff

Testronic Labs appoints new senior staff

By Ed Fear

October 1st 2008 at 3:16PM

QA and localisation firm gets new CFO, Loc/QA supervisor

QA and localisation firm Testronic has made two new senior appointments as part of its rapid expansion.

Gary Johnson has been appointed as the company's new chief financial officer, having previously worked at Venom Games, Take Two, Climax, Rage Games and Sony Psygnosis.

The firm has also hired Arnaud Messager as its new service line manager for localisation QA. Messager previously worked at Eidos for seven years in various QA roles, most recently as localisation QA supervisor. He'll be in charge of managing all localisation QA services, continued development of team procedures, hiring new staff and key accounts.

“Gary Johnson is a welcome addition to our team, not only for his financial acumen, but his considerable experience of the games industry," said Neil Goodall, CEO of Testronic Labs.

"I am certain that Gary’s knowledge in this area will prove invaluable, supporting our strategy of providing market leading quality assurance services to global games developers and publishers.”

He added: “We are delighted to also welcome Arnaud to Testronic Labs. His experience and skills are a valuable addition to the strengths of our existing team, and the new and improved structure will enable us to provide a greatly enhanced service to current as well as future clients.”