Tunbridge Wells, 2 April 2019
Japanese game publisher Marvelous (TYO: 7844) today announces the arrival of new General Manager, Marc Melton. Melton, who will lead Marvelous’s business across EMEA, Australia and New Zealand, previously headed up Northern Europe and Emerging Markets for Konami, and has held roles with Turner Broadcasting and Universal Pictures.
Melton replaces outgoing General Manager Harry Holmwood, who started Marvelous’s European business in 2012 and is leaving to focus on his other business interests.
“I’d like to thank Marvelous for their trust and support over the years,” commented Holmwood, “It’s great to know the company is in good hands with Marc, whose experience and skills will be invaluable as the group continues its expansion into western markets.”
Haruki Nakayama, Chairman and CEO of Marvelous added “We’d like to thank Harry for successfully establishing Marvelous Europe and leading the business over the past years. We wish him continued success with his other ventures. I look forward to working with Marc to grow the Marvelous business in Europe.”
“I’m very excited to be joining Marvelous,” said Melton, “The company has a growing lineup of games from both classic and new IP. I look forward to working with the Marvelous Europe team to grow our business.”
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Founded in April 2012, Marvelous Europe is the European based publishing operation of Marvelous Inc., overseeing operations for all European territories as well as South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East. Marvelous Europe has been responsible for publishing games across various platforms, including mobile, handheld, consoles and PC. Marvelous Europe is a 100% wholly-owned subsidiary of Tokyo-based Marvelous Inc., a publicly-traded company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.