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CERGY PONTOISE, FRANCE – 1 st of April 2014 – BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe announced today that Hervé Hoerdt has been appointed as VP IP Strategy, Marketing and PR, with immediate effect. Hervé previously held the position of Managing Director of BANDAI NAMCO Games France/Belux.

Hervé brings significant experience in a variety of capacities including entrepreneurship, marketing, sales, economics and team management. Hervé’s background at BANDAI NAMCO Games France/Belux. has proven his skills in sales cooperation, his capacity to set up a strong marketing team and to put in place in-house processes & policies based on the best practices.” said Naoki Katashima COO of BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe. ”This lead us to entrust him for this key role within our company.”

Following this appointment, Arnaud Muller will assume the role of Managing Director of BANDAI NAMCO Games France/Belux equally with his position of Group CFO.

Arnaud is an exemplary leader and we look forward to his guiding of BNG France/Belux’s next exciting chapter. Arnaud has demonstrated a first-class understanding and handling of business prerequisites to generate profits, and has shown his ability to give a vision to drive his teams towards achieving Company goals. Arnaud is very excited by this new challenge which will allow him to explore further our products and market expectations.” said Naoki Katashima COO of BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe.

For more information about BANDAI NAMCO, please visit the BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe official website at www.BandaiNamcoGames.eu.

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About BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S.

BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content for platforms including all major video game consoles and PC, with marketing and sales operations in 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australasia.  The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN™, Tekken™, SOULCALIBUR™, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA™, RIDGE RACER™ and ACE COMBAT™.  More information about the company and its products can be found at www.BandaiNamcoGames.eu or  Facebook.

Press Release © 2014 BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S.


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