Archive [07/05/2007] – Twistbox Entertainment, Inc. a leading global producer and publisher of mobile entertainment, has named veteran mobile industry business development executives Alison Horstmeyer and Borja Aragon to top sales posts at the company’s subsidiary, Twistbox Games.
Ms. Horstmeyer, who becomes Vice President of Sales for North America of Twistbox Games, brings more than a decade of business development and integrated marketing strategy expertise to her new position. She was vice president/mobile for SKILLJAM (FUN Technologies) in Los Angeles, a market-leading producer of online casual games tournament management solutions with clients such as AOL, GSN, Lycos, MSN and Real Networks. She has also served as senior director for business development of AG INTERACTIVE in Los Angeles, the Internet, instant message and mobile business division of American Greetings. Earlier she was director of strategic business planning for Direct Partners, an Omnicom subsidiary, where she was focused on Internet and emerging technology clients.
Mr. Aragon becomes Director of European Sales of Twistbox Games, a position that will employ his experience and knowledge of the mobile game and media industries. His background includes the head of business development for Glu Mobile Ltd., a leading games publisher where he managed distribution in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. In addition, he served as account director for Mforma Europe Ltd., a UK-based mobile games publisher, where he managed relationships with mobile operators and media companies from Ireland to South Africa.
“These two exceptionally well-qualified individuals help round out the sales and business development team for Twistbox Games and will entirely dedicate to growing and strengthening our position in the mobile games market,” said Patrick Dodd, Senior Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing for Twistbox Entertainment.