- Marketing Manager Gregory Wintgens rounds off the three-person member services team
Berlin, 19 January 2016 – Gregory Wintgens (31) has been serving as Marketing Manager at the BIU, the German Games Industry Association, since 1 January 2016. He is the third and final member of the Services, Market Research & Marketing team under the leadership of Thorsten Hamdorf. Wintgens will be supporting the BIU in its efforts to further improve the quality and quantity of its services, member support and marketing. With the increase in the BIU’s member numbers and the successful expansion of BIU.Dev and BIU.Net, the team at the BIU has grown to 11 members.
“I’m very happy to welcome Gregory Wintgens, a highly qualified and experienced colleague, to our BIU team.‘I’m very happy to welcome Gregory, a highly qualified and experienced colleague, to our BIU team. His in-depth knowledge of the market – in the areas of mobile games and e-sports in particular – as well as his marketing expertise and his passion for games make him the perfect partner for the work ahead of us as an industry association and network,’ says Thorsten Hamdorf, Head of Services, Market Research & Marketing, marking the arrival of the team’s new colleague.
Dr. Maximilian Schenk, Managing Director of the BIU
‘Germany has an exciting future ahead of it as a location for games, and I’m really looking forward to playing an active role in shaping that future in my new position at the BIU. Cooperating with our association and network partners on interesting projects in our favourite field is an enormous motivating factor for me,’ says Gregory Wintgens, commenting on his hiring at the BIU.
About Gregory Wintgens
Wintgens most recently served as Senior Marketing and PR Manager for mobile games provider Gameloft, where he worked for five years; he also spent three years at Turtle Entertainment. Above all, he will contribute his experience and expertise in the areas of mobile games, mobile marketing, free-to-play, live ops, retention, user acquisition and e-sports to the BIU team.
About the BIU
BIU – Bundesverband Interaktive Unterhaltungssoftware (German Games Industry Association) is the association of the German computer and video games industry. Its 26 members are developers, publishers and providers of digital games, and they represent over 85 per cent of the German market. The BIU is, for example, the sponsor of gamescom. As an expert partner for media and for political and social institutions, the BIU answers all questions on the topic of digital games.
BIU – Bundesverband Interaktive Unterhaltungssoftware e. V.
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