All Kinds of Remote Locations, June 24, leading video games publisher Wired Productions hires industry veteran Gareth Williams in the newly created role of Head of Publishing, while Neil Broadhead is promoted to Head of Marketing.
These appointments cement key positions as Wired Productions accelerates its product portfolio and continues to build its product catalogue.
Since transitioning from a production house to an outright publisher in 2016, Wired Productions has released 19 titles, quickly becoming one of the leading independent publishers globally, with recognition for its creative campaigns, celebration of its development partners and the continued support it gives retailers with added value physical releases.
Wired has seen its team expand more than 60 percent in the last twelve months alone, with key recruitment including Sean Walsh, previously of Disney and Bandai Namco, returning to Wired as Senior Product Manager and Garry Marshall joining as Digital Marketing and Social Media Executive. Wired is now actively seeking to hire additional Product Managers, Producers and Executives for its Head office in the UK to support it’s 2020/2021 next gen range of new IP’s.
The recent changes include the expansion of its teams at a local territory level in the UK, Central Europe, Russia, The United States and China, are aimed at solidifying a flexible business model that can deliver targeted local results, as well as supporting the wave of new IP being brought to market following the recent successful launches of titles such as Deliver Us The Moon, Close To The Sun and Those Who Remain.
Gareth Williams is an industry veteran having worked in online, print and broadcast, before joining Barrington Harvey and Premier Public Relations and later founding Little Big PR. Having worked on some of the biggest releases across each platform generation Gareth brings an incredible wealth of experience to the team. Neil Broadhead has worked in the games industry for over ten years, managing campaigns for indie titles and globally recognised IP. Neil initially joined Wired in 2016 to lead communications strategies and his promotion to Head of Marketing underlines his valuable work leading campaigns and communications strategies that saw exceptional growth.
“The recruitment of Gareth shows our intent to deliver the best results for our developer partners and to seek out new and exciting products. His many years of experience will support our 2021 plans and on a personal level, having worked with him at various companies I’m delighted to welcome him to the Wired family.” Said Wired MD Leo Zullo. “Likewise, Wired recognises the importance of developing our people and I’m very pleased to have Neil step up and lead the marketing team into the next generation of Hardware. Wired is a family, it is a business I built to be successful, but to also be a place we actually want to deliver success for. We work hard, play hard, and celebrate hard. I’m very excited for our 2020/2021 line up and look forward to seeing a few more faces in our digital office and within our expanding Wired family.”
Gareth Williams, Head of Publishing commented, “I’m delighted to join the Wired family, a team I’ve worked with as a partner for nearly a decade. To now become part of their team to help build the future is an honour. Our partner developers are outstanding, and I’m looking forward to expanding that roster with new and exciting products with this brilliant team.”
Neil said, “From my first conversations with Leo Zullo back in 2016, I was sold on Wired’s vision. This is a culture of good people trying to do good things for great developers. We’re at an incredibly exciting period in not only the gaming world, but also within Wired, with next-gen pushing boundaries and incredible new IP to share soon. Our vision is to continue to bring innovative and engaging games to fans across the world, and we cannot wait to share more details in the coming weeks and months.”
Wired is actively seeking new Product Managers, Producers, and executives for its UK central office. Visit wired.gg/getwired for more details
ABOUT WIRED PRODUCTIONS
Wired Productions an international video games publisher based in Watford, UK. Wired has produced and published award-winning titles across all major platforms for over a decade. Bringing games to market in both physical and digital media, notable launches to date include Those Who Remain, Deliver Us The Moon, AVICII Invector, Close to the Sun, GRIP: Combat Racing, Victor Vran: Overkill Edition, Max: The Curse of Brotherhood and The Town of Light. #GETWired reflects the active and ever-growing number of fans and consumers who support our games.