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Press Release: 1997-02-12: SegaSoft, Inc. Names Jim Noonan VP, Product Acquisitions

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Language: English
Original source: SegaSoft (archived)
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (February 12, 1997)-SegaSoft, Inc. has named Jim Noonan vice president, product acquisitions. Noonan will continue to serve as vice president and general manager of StarHill productions, a SegaSoft, Inc. division. In his newly created position, Noonan will report to Gary Griffiths, president and COO, SegaSoft, Inc.; he will have overall responsibility for identifying and acquiring companies, intellectual properties and other assets.

"Jim is out looking for the whole interactive enchilada-titles, technologies and talent," said Gary Griffiths. "His role as chief hunter-gatherer will be crucial to the ongoing success of SegaSoft, Inc. We are pleased to announce his expanded responsibilities to include vice president of product acquisitions."

Prior to joining StarHill productions, which SegaSoft, Inc. acquired from Rocket Science Games in 1996, Noonan was vice president of marketing for Universal Interactive Studios. He joined Universal from The Walt Disney Company, where he served as a consumer products manager.

Earlier in his career, Noonan helped NEC Technologies launch the first laptop computer as well as the Interactive Entertainment industries first 16-bit and CD-ROM video game hardware and software.

Noonan is a graduate of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.

About SegaSoft, Inc.
SegaSoft, Inc. was founded in 1995 and develops interactive software and content for delivery on PCUs and the Internet. SegaSoft, Inc. is a joint venture of CSK International Headquarters, Inc. and Sega of America, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of the $4 billion Sega Enterprises Ltd., a global leader in interactive digital entertainment media. SegaSoft, Inc. is headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., where it employs 130. For additional information you can visit SegaSoft's World Wide Web site at http://www.segasoft.com.