US gets Koch office

By Patrick Garratt, Wednesday, 30 April 2008 12:30 GMT

Koch’s to open an LA office, the company’s announced. The publisher, under its Deep Silver games brand, will be located at 2615 Pacific Coast Highway #225, Hermosa Beach, CA.

“The opening of our United States office represents an important milestone in the development of Koch Media,” said Koch boss, Klemens Kundratitz. “In the last five years, Deep Silver was able to successfully position itself as a quality brand, and now enters the North American market with its own branch office. With a presence in the USA, we can market our own products more efficiently, all over the world.”

Press release after the link.

Koch Media Opens North American Subsidiary

Deep Silver, Inc. a multi-platform games publisher

Hermosa Beach, Calif.—April 30, 2008—Deep Silver, Inc., a publisher of interactive entertainment software for PC and consoles and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Media, today announced the opening of their office in the Los Angeles metro area. The office will serve as headquarters for US sales and marketing activities, as well as North American developer relations.

“The opening of our United States office represents an important milestone in the development of Koch Media,” commented Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, CEO of Koch Media. “In the last five years, Deep Silver was able to successfully position itself as a quality brand, and now enters the North American market with its own branch office. With a presence in the USA, we can market our own products more efficiently, all over the world.”

“Opening an office in America means establishing Deep Silver in the world’s largest market for games,” said Cathy Tische, vice president of sales and marketing at Deep Silver. “The geographical location right in the center of the American games industry is ideal for future growth, and for building a network of business partners.”

Deep Silver, Inc. is located at 2615 Pacific Coast Highway #225, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-2250, USA.

In the past years, Koch Media recorded continuously growing sales. The overall turnover of the entire Koch Media group grew by double-digit percentages each year. The Koch Media group’s annual sales volume for the year 2007 came to € 231 million. In 2007, Deep Silver Vienna was founded as the first own development studio; the focus is clearly on own brands and multi-platform products with global market potential. The US expansion reinforces Koch Media’s position as a leading independent publisher.

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