Catheon Gaming, a fast-growing integrated blockchain gaming and entertainment company, announced that Mark Aubrey will be appointed as the company’s new co-Chief Executive Officer, effective July 11, 2022. Aubrey will work alongside William Wu, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, to scale the company in the rapidly growing blockchain gaming industry.
Catheon Gaming partners with leading game developers and IP-holders to incubate and launch “best-in-class” blockchain games and bring them to the widest possible audience.
What were the executive’s thoughts on the appointment?
‟I am delighted with the appointment of Mark Aubrey as the CEO of Catheon Gaming and look forward to working alongside Mark to lead Catheon Gaming into its exciting next phase of growth as a company,” commented William Wu, Founder and CEO of Catheon Gaming.
“Mark brings deep world-class gaming expertise at the highest level, having led the highly relevant APAC division of the world’s most successful gaming developer and publisher.”
William Wu first founded SolChicks in September 2021 and then Catheon Gaming, launching 20 titles in nine months. With the hire of Aubrey, Wu will focus on the company’s long-term vision and strategy, while remaining fully involved in the operations of Catheon and SolChicks.
What is Aubrey’s industry expertise?
Aubrey joins Catheon Gaming from his previous role as Managing Director and Head of APAC at Activision Blizzard, the gaming developer renowned for creating some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed games, including Call of Duty and World of Warcraft. Mark Aubrey has over 19 years of experience in the entertainment and gaming industry in the APAC.
At Activision Blizzard, Aubrey was responsible for managing all verticals of both Activision Publishing and Blizzard Entertainment’s commercial and go-to-market operations and teams across ANZ, Japan, Korea, India and Greater Asia. He managed large teams of employees across four regional offices and held full P&L responsibility for APAC, the most vital Web3 region globally with the majority of gaming revenue and the greatest number of Web3 users.
Aubrey also worked a stint at Warner Bros. Entertainment as the Group Marketing Director, driving synergies and commercial opportunities across groups (Home Entertainment, Theatrical, Television, HBO, Games, Consumer Products and Digital Distribution). Aubrey graduated with a Bachelor of Business and Marketing from the University of Newcastle.