Tremblay to take charge at Warner Bros

Tremblay to take charge at Warner Bros

By Tim Ingham

April 29th 2008 at 8:50PM

Former Vivendi studios boss and Ubisoft Montreal CEO to head up media firm's new games operation

Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) has named Martin Tremblay as its new president.

Tremblay joins WBIE from Vivendi Games, where he served as President Worldwide Studios since 2006. Under his leadership, Vivendi released acclaimed titles such as Scarface: The World is Yours, F.E.A.R and World in Conflict.

Prior to joining Vivendi in 2006, Tremblay served as president and COO at Ubisoft Montreal. During his tenure, the company grew from 350 employees to 1,500 employees.

In his new post, Tremblay will set the long-term direction of the division’s worldwide interactive entertainment strategy. He will oversee publishing, marketing, sales and distribution, licensing and business development of Warner games. He starts in June.

"Warner Bros. has been creating, licensing and publishing some of the best in class interactive entertainment out there today," said Tremblay. "I look forward to working with the team of talented and creative people at WBIE to expand on the great work they are already doing."