Big Fish Promotes CFO Dave Stephenson to President and CFO to Oversee Game Delivery and Distribution of Company's Expansive

  Big Fish Promotes CFO Dave Stephenson to President and CFO to Oversee Game
  Delivery and Distribution of Company's Expansive Digital Game Catalog

 Paul Thelen, Founder and CEO, Drives Product and Company Strategy; COO John
                    Holland Oversees Growing Game Content

Business Wire

SEATTLE -- December 03, 2012

Big Fish, the leading global marketplace to discover and enjoy casual games on
any device, has just announced the promotion of Dave Stephenson from CFO to
President and CFO. Dave's promotion connects his operational acumen with the
overseeing of Big Fish's game delivery and distribution. To date, Big Fish has
distributed more then 2 Billion PC and Mac products and its mobile games have
been downloaded more than 100 million times. With Dave taking over the
operational role, the company founder and CEO Paul Thelen is free to focus on
company strategy during a high-growth period in the company's history. Big
Fish is furthering their leadership position in casual games with expansions
into cloud gaming through Big Fish Unlimited; innovative free-to-play games,
including Big Fish Casino and Found; and its continued strength on mobile

Dave Stephenson, Big Fish President and CFO. (Photo: Business Wire)

Dave Stephenson, Big Fish President and CFO. (Photo: Business Wire)

"Dave was an obvious choice for this promotion. After a year of demonstrating
his operational expertise, as well as strong financial management skills, Dave
has proven that Big Fish's core strengths of game delivery and distribution
will be in goods hands. By handing over the operational reins to Dave, I can
employ my entrepreneurial spirit and skill set to successfully guide the
company through a high-growth year," said Paul Thelen, CEO and Founder of Big

Dave joined Big Fish in 2011, after 11 years at, most recently in
the role of vice president of finance for the company’s $15 billion North
American Retail division, encompassing physical and digital merchandise, and
financial oversight of subsidiaries including and
Dave previously provided financial leadership for Amazon’s Marketplace
business and Amazon Web Services, among other areas. Prior to Amazon, Dave
spent nine years with Procter & Gamble, where he focused on global strategic
planning and new business development within multiple P&G business lines.

"I decided to join Big Fish because not only was the culture a great fit, but
I saw the amazing trajectory this company was on, and how the company was
connecting excellent game content with its customers, no matter where or how
they like to play games," said Dave Stephenson. "I look forward to continuing
this connection and making it even stronger."

Big Fish has the largest PC/Mac app store in the world. Paired with its mobile
strength, where it is currently in the top 5 grossing publishers on the iPad,
and its cloud gaming service Big Fish Unlimited, the company is able to offer
its more than 3,000 computer games and more than 250 unique mobile games to
customers anywhere in the world on any device.

About Big Fish

Founded in 2002, Big Fish <> is the most trusted
global leader in casual games, and is dedicated to bringing engaging
entertainment to everyone, anywhere, on any device. Through its proprietary,
data-driven platform, millions of consumers seeking engaging entertainment
easily discover and play PC and mobile games created by Big Fish’s network of
more than 500 development partners and its in-house Big Fish Games Studios.
The company offers a growing catalog of more than 3000 unique PC and mobile
games, along with a universal cloud gaming service, Big Fish Unlimited. Big
Fish’s games are playable on a wide variety of devices across 10 languages and
by players from 150 countries. The company is headquartered in Seattle, WA,
with regional offices in Oakland, CA; Cork, Ireland; Vancouver, Canada; and

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