Tremblay Named Head of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment29 Apr, 2008 By: Billy Gil
Furthering its expansion into video games, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has named Martin Tremblay president of the division. He will report directly to Kevin Tsujihara, president, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group.
Tremblay will be in charge of directing the studio's worldwide interactive entertainment strategy, including overseeing publishing, marketing, sales and distribution, licensing and business. He will begin his tenure in July.
“Martin is a talented, highly respected executive and has solid relationships across the industry,” Tsujihara said. “In the past year, our interactive strategy has really come together and we're extremely fortunate to have found someone with Martin's impressive track record to now lead [Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment].”
Tremblay formerly served as president, worldwide studios for Vivendi Games, guiding the releases of such games as Scarface: The World Is Yours. Prior to that, he was president and COO for Ubisoft Montreal.
Warner Bros. April 28 announced it had invested $30 million in SCi Entertainment, the British videogame publisher responsible for the “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider” franchise. Slated projects from the group include LEGO Batman: The Videogame, Speed Racer: The Videogame and Project Origin.