Sumo Group (AIM: SUMO), the provider of turnkey and co-development solutions to the world’s largest video game publishers, announces the appointment of Paul Porter to the Board as a director of the Company with effect from 9 April 2019.
Paul, who co-founded Sumo Digital in 2003 with Carl Cavers and Darren Mills, was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Sumo Group on 1 April 2019. Prior to this, he was Managing Director of Sumo Digital, the Group’s primary operating business. Paul has more than 25 years of industry experience, having previously been Studio Head for Infogrames Sheffield and Head of Core Technology at Gremlin Interactive.
Ken Beaty, Chairman of Sumo Group, said:
“We are delighted to welcome Paul to the Board. I have worked with Paul at Sumo Digital since late 2014 and know that his profound industry knowledge and considerable expertise will further strengthen our executive team. The Group continues to grow rapidly and we are reorganising our management structure to accommodate further successful expansion. The creation of the Chief Operating Officer role on the plc Board is an important part of this new structure and how we manage the business.”