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Asmodee Entertainment appoints Games Workshop’s Christian Dunn as interactive game licensing manager

Asmodee Entertainment has appointed the 20 year licensing and publishing veteran Christian Dunn to the role of interactive games licensing manager.

Dunn joins the team from Games Workshop and will principally be focusing on interactive licensing opportunities across Asmodee’s gaming brands, including Catan, Ticket to Ride, Dobble, Arkham Horror, Keyforge, and Legend of the Five Rings.

Based at Asmodee Entertainment’s head office in the UK, he will be forging ahead with many opportunities in PC, console, mobile and VR gaming, working closely with Asmodee Entertainment’s LA-based SVP of business development Darren Kyman.

Kyman himself is currently is focusing on developing Asmodee’s wealth of intellectual properties for TV, film and other media opportunities, while Alexander Thieme – who has recently come on board – focuses on merchandise, apparel, consumer products, publishing and other core licensing categories.

Andy Jones, head of Asmodee Entertainment said: “Recently we made the truly exciting announcement that, together with our partners at Asmodee Digital, we are opening the doors for more of Asmodee’s amazing IPs to be available in the interactive gaming space through licensing partnerships across a wide range of exciting opportunities.

“I am really pleased that Christian has joined the Asmodee Entertainment team as another key recruit to help us take this initiative from vision to reality. Christian brings years of experience plus an unparalleled enthusiasm for the opportunity, so it is a pleasure to welcome him aboard.”

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