|Calgary, Canada, April 6, 2004, Chartwell Technology Inc. (TSX-VEN: CWH) a leading provider of gaming software systems and entertainment content to the online and remote gaming industry is pleased to announce the expansion of its subsidiary Chartwell Games Corp with the opening of its first European office at Stockley Park, Heathrow, London and the appointment of Aideen Shortt as Commercial Director.|
Ms. Shortt has extensive industry experience, which includes previous positions at Flutter.com, Coral Eurobet and most recently as Marketing Director at Skybet. She brings to Chartwell Games an in-depth understanding of the marketplace from the client’s perspective across traditional and new platforms. Ms. Shortt joins recently appointed Chief Executive Lee Richardson and Director of Marketing Fiona Stuart. Ms. Stuart has been with Chartwell Games since November 2003, and previously held positions with Victor Chandler International where she was a key member of the online gaming division.
Commenting on the new team Darold Parken, President and CEO of Chartwell Technology said ‘I am extremely pleased that Aideen has joined what is one of the most experienced and expert teams of gaming professionals in the industry. I believe that we have the best possible group of people to realize our full potential in the European market. The talent and experience of these people will provide significant added value to Chartwell’s offering.’
Ms. Shortt said, ‘I am very excited to be joining Chartwell Games at this crucial time in its development and to being part of such a talented team. Having worked with Chartwell in a client capacity I know that they deliver the best solutions and systems and truly do work as a technology partner. I am looking forward to introducing them to additional contacts and adding more great names to our already prestigious client list.’
From its new office in Stockley Park, Chartwell Games will continue to expand its base of premium brand clients and leverage its unique position as a true technology partner in the deployment of new gaming products and platforms including multiplayer poker and bingo, mobile, kiosk and interactive TV (iTV).
The new team have between them 20 years experience in betting and gaming and have worked with some of the biggest names in the industry. With both operational and marketing experience within the online arena they are uniquely qualified to assist clients in all areas of the betting and gaming business.
Chartwell Technology Inc. specializes in the development of leading edge gaming applications and entertainment content for the Internet and wireless platforms and other remote access devices. Chartwell's Java and Flash based software products and games are designed for deployment in gaming, entertainment, advertising and promotional applications. Chartwell does not participate in the online gaming business of its clients. Chartwell's team of highly trained professionals is committed to delivering the highest quality software and maintaining its leading edge through continuous development and unparalleled customer support.
Chartwell Games Corporation is the wholly owned Licensing and Marketing operation of Chartwell Technology Inc.
Chartwell invites you to preview and play our games at: www.chartwelltechnology.com
For further information, please contact:
Chartwell Games Corporation
Lee Richardson, Chief Executive
+44 (0)20 7722 4694