Glu Mobile Inc. : Glu Mobile Expands Operations in Asia Glu Mobile Expands Operations in Asia Shinsuke Mori and Jay Kim will lead Glu's efforts to grow 1^st and 3^rd party publishing in Japan and Korea San Francisco, Calif. - August 7, 2013 -Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: GLUU), a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices, today announced that the company has expanded its operations in Asia in both Japan and Korea. Gaming veterans Shinsuke Mori and Jay Kim will lead offices in Tokyo and Seoul respectively, with a focus on growing 1^st and 3^rd party publishing. Glu recently opened an office in Seoul and is establishing a legal entity in Japan. "Glu continues to expand across Asia at a rapid pace and we are pleased to add the expertise of Shinsuke Mori and Jay Kim to our team," said Chris Akhavan, Glu Mobile President of Publishing. "We anticipate that their deep knowledge of the Japanese and Korean gaming markets will strengthen our 1^st and 3^rd party growth. Glu remains focused on forging new relationships in Asia while continuing to bring great content to more gamers across the region." Original Glu IP continues to fuel growth in Asia as titles like Eternity Warriors II, Frontline Commando: D-Day, and Contract Killer 2 grow in consumer popularity. The company's Non-GAAP smartphone revenues in APAC have grown 32% year over year. Glu's 3^rd party publishing business is quickly adding new titles to the distribution pipeline and is on track to launch 6 titles in 2013, with at least 12 in 2014. The program has expanded beyond publishing only proven successes, to incubating titles still in development. The company has already begun exploring opportunities to work with proven talent and teams on titles that are still in pre-launch, development stages. Shinsuke Mori - Glu Japan Shinsuke Mori will be joining Glu as Japan Country Manager and brings deep expertise in the Japanese gaming market. Prior to Glu, Mori held various positions at GREE including Head of Product at GREE UK. Mori also spent seven years at Namco Bandai Games where he contributed to game production and international marketing. Mori is based in Tokyo and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Jay Kim - Glu Korea Jay Kim recently joined Glu as Korea Country Manager and will oversee the growth of Glu's business in the Korean market. With over 10 years of sales and marketing experience in the gaming/IT industry, Kim brings strong gaming experience and a wealth of industry connections to the Korean gaming industry. Before joining Glu, he was a Korea Country Manager for the U.S. based gaming gear brand, Razer. Kim is based in Seoul and can be reached at email@example.com. ### Cautions Regarding Forward-Looking Statements This news release contains forward-looking statements, including that: we anticipate that Mr. Mori's and Mr. Kim's deep knowledge of the Japanese and Korean gaming markets will strengthen our 1^st and 3^rd party growth; Glu remains focused on forging new relationships in Asia while continuing to bring great content to more gamers across the region; and Glu is on track to launch 6 titles in 2013, with at least 12 in 2014. Investors should consider important risk factors, which include: the risks inherent with doing business internationally; the risk that we will not meet our goals with regard to third party title launches; and other risks detailed under the caption "Risk Factors" in our Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 10, 2013 and our other SEC filings. You can locate these reports through our website at http://www.glu.com/investors. We are under no obligation, and expressly disclaim any obligation, to update or alter our forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Glu Mobile Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games such as CONTRACT KILLER, GUN BROS, DEER HUNTER, BLOOD & GLORY, and SAMURAI VS. ZOMBIES DEFENSE on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and MAC OS. Glu's unique technology platform enables its titles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers globally. Founded in 2001, Glu is headquartered in San Francisco with a major office outside Seattle, and international locations in Canada, China, India, Japan, Korea, and Russia. Consumers can find high-quality entertainment wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at www.glu.com. For live updates, please follow Glu via Twitter at www.twitter.com/glumobile or become a Glu fan at Facebook.com/glumobile. ETERNITY WARRIORS, FRONTLINE COMMANDO, CONTRACT KILLER, GUN BROS, DEER HUNTER, BLOOD & GLORY, SAMURAI VS. ZOMBIES DEFENSE, GLU, GLU MOBILE and the 'g' character logo are trademarks of Glu Mobile Inc. Media Contacts Jason Enriquez Glu Mobile Inc. PR@glu.com (415) 800-6263 Investor Relations Contact Seth Potter ICR firstname.lastname@example.org (646) 277-1230 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Glu Mobile Inc. via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1721585
Glu Mobile Inc. : Glu Mobile Expands Operations in Asia
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