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Frontier Dev PLC - Appoints Director of Marketing from Google

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Frontier Developments PLC
04 September 2017

4 September 2017

Frontier Developments plc


Appoints Director of Marketing from Google


Frontier Developments plc (AIM: FDEV; "Frontier" or the "Company"), a leading independent creator of video games, is pleased to announce the non-Board appointment of Stewart Stanbury as the Company's Director of Marketing with immediate effect.

Stewart joins Frontier from Google, where he specialised in digital marketing, brand and strategy for Google's top games industry clients including Activision, EA, Ubisoft and Wargaming as Games Industry Manager for the Media & Entertainment Sector.

Prior to his work for Google, Stewart was at both WPP and InterPublic Group where he ran global B2B and B2C campaigns for the technology industry which included several Nokia, Oracle and Fujitsu Siemens product lines. He also acted as a digital insights specialist to the Nokia Helsinki retail team for online marketing and POS strategy.

A digital marketing, branding, technology and games expert, Stewart's skills will further strengthen Frontier's marketing team as the Company scales up the number and frequency of franchise releases.

David Walsh, Chief Operations Officer of Frontier, commented:

"Stewart's global expertise with digital marketing and branding, his passion and ambition for the video game industry, technology biased skillset and experience within the wider entertainment industry makes him an ideal fit for Frontier.

We are delighted to have him join our senior leadership team to help further develop our publishing capability, as we scale to achieve our long-term ambition of becoming a global leader in entertainment."




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About Frontier Developments plc

Frontier Developments plc, listed on the AIM stock market (AIM: FDEV), is a leading independent creator of self-published videogame franchises founded in 1994 by David Braben, co-author of the seminal 'Elite' game. Based in Cambridge, Frontier uses its proprietary 'COBRA' game development technology to create innovative games, currently focusing on videogame consoles and personal computers.



About Elite Dangerous

Elite Dangerous - available for Windows PC, Apple Macintosh, Microsoft Xbox One and Sony Playstation 4 - is the definitive massively multiplayer space epic, bringing gaming's original open world adventure to the modern generation with a connected galaxy, evolving narrative and the entirety of the Milky Way re-created at its full galactic proportions.



About Planet Coaster

Planet Coaster - available for Windows PC - builds on Frontier's genre-defining expertise with coaster park games such as RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 and Thrillville. It further raises the bar for this popular genre, allowing players to let their imaginations run wild as they surprise, delight and thrill incredible crowds, and share their success with the world via the Steam Workshop community.



About Jurassic World Evolution

Jurassic World Evolution - launching in summer 2018 for Windows PC, Microsoft Xbox One and Sony PlayStation 4 - evolves players' relationship with the Jurassic World film franchise, placing them in control of operations on the legendary islands of Isla Nublar and the surrounding islands of the Muertes Archipelago. Players will create and manage their own Jurassic World as they bioengineer new dinosaur breeds, and construct attractions, containment and research facilities. Every choice leads to a different path and spectacular challenges arise when 'life finds a way'.



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