Nexon, the administrator of accepted online amateur like Dungeon Fighter Maplestory Mesos Online, has appointed Min Kim as the arch controlling at its important North American business unit, replacing Daniel Kim, who will acknowledgment to Seoul to yield on new duties at the ancestor company.The administration change is absorbing back Nexon is one of the a lot of able online bold companies in Asia (it aloft $1 billion in an antecedent accessible alms endure December) and is amidst an amplification in the U.S. and Europe. Other high-profile bold companies such as Zynga and OnLive accept hit harder times, but Nexon continues to grow.
Min Kim was advanced confined as Nexon America’s chief carnality admiral of Live Games, and he oversaw bold assembly and marketing. In 2005, he helped authorize Nexon America and launched MapleStory in North America. That bold became the aboriginal commercially acknowledged free-to-play, microtransaction-based bold in North America. Now free-to-play amateur are across-the-board through every allotment of the industry. Min Kim aswell helped with the acceptance of agenda agreeable cards which consumers acquirement and again actuate so they can buy things in online amateur at retail.
We acknowledge Daniel for his abounding contributions and administration in North America and attending advanced to leveraging his talents in Korea to advice abide to abound Nexon’s business,said Seungwoo Choi, the admiral and CEO of Nexon. Looking ahead, Nexon is acutely well-positioned to abduction the advance opportunities in North America enabled by the advancing admeasurement of accelerated broadband and the accretion acceptance of the free-to-play business model. Min has been with Nexon America from the alpha and brings aberrant expertise, industry abyss and administration to this role. He is the appropriate being to advance Nexon America forward.