Havok™ Appoints Brian Waddle as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing
SAN FRANCISCO, October 22, 2010 – Havok™, the Emmy award winning middleware provider, has appointed Brian Waddle as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. Brian rejoins Havok after overseeing Sales and Marketing Operations as Senior Vice President at Image Metrics, a facial animation technology and services company.
“I am determined that Havok ensures that Havok’s customers have a valued partnership on both a technical and a commercial level – Brian is extremely customer focused and built and subsequently maintained strong relationships at senior level with many of our key customers,” said David Coghlan, Managing Director of Havok.
Previously, Brian worked for Havok from 2007 to 2008 as the Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. One of his key accomplishments was to establish Havok’s sales team in Japan, and bring new business growth in the Asian Pacific market. Brian also led sales during a significant period of growth for the company, significantly expanding existing markets.
Brian brings over 20 years of management experience and a history of sales success. As Havok’s Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing, Brian will assume the responsibility of leading Havok’s global sales and marketing strategies. He will work closely with the senior management team and continue to drive the company’s growth going forward in all markets and channels.
Havok™was founded in Dublin, Ireland in 1998, and is the premier provider of interactive software and services for digital media creators in the games and movie industries. Havok works in partnership with the world’s best-known game developers, including Microsoft®, Nintendo®, and Sony®. Havok’s cross-platform, professionally supported technology is available for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PSP®, Wii™, and PC Games for Windows. Havok’s combination of superior technology and dedication to delivering for its customers has led to the company’s technologies being used in nearly 270 of the world’s best-known game titles, including Assassin’s Creed 2, Uncharted 2, Halo 3: ODST and Bioshock 2. A further 130 games are in development. Havok products have also been used to drive special effects in movies such as Clash of the Titans, Watchmen, Quantum of Solace, Harry Potter and The Order of The Phoenix, and The Matrix. Havok has offices in Dublin, San Francisco, Calcutta, Munich, and Tokyo. For more information on Havok, visit www.havok.com.