By Quinton Miles
Codemasters has announced that Nick Wheelwright has been appointed as CEO of the company, according to a press release. Wheelwright joined Codemasters 11 years ago as a finance director and became more involved in the company’s international expansion when he was named managing director in 1996.
“Nick plays an integral part in Codemasters’ success and I’m delighted to have him as Chief Executive,” said David Darling, chairman of Codemasters. “His management and market understanding are valuable assets as we work towards some of our most successful years in the global market place.”
In his new role, Wheelwright will be responsible for planning strategic goals and objectives within the company, while leading their other missions and objectives. He’s excited for the oppurtuinity.
“I am delighted to take the position of Chief Executive and feel very excited about the company’s prospects in the global market place. We have superb development and international publishing teams, supported by strong, focused management and a proven track record in producing definitive gaming brands across a wide range of genres,” said Wheelwright. “As the market grows, Codemasters will continue its growth utilizing both our established game brands and the original properties that we will bring to market on current and future generation gaming formats.”