Wednesday, January 31, 2007

THQ Appoints Gary Rieschel to Company Board of Directors

The board of directors over at THQ has recently expanded from six to seven seats, the seventh being Gary Rieschel. This move by THQ shows their dedication to continue the pursuit of global growth of the company. They have several large titles coming out soon, including S.T.A.L.K.E.R. and the recently announced Saints Row, and are mindful of the need to secure the Asian markets. Brian Farrell, the president and CEO of THQ, comments that

"Gary brings tremendous experience in Asian markets to our board,"
"We are delighted to tap into his expertise as we pursue our global growth strategies."
Rieschel holds an a M.B.A. from Harvard University and a B.A. from Reed College.

Full story here.