February 25, 2015 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AUSTIN, Texas (February 25, 2015) – After working for more than a year in the Marketing trenches, Brian Engard has been promoted to the exalted position of Marketing Director of Steve Jackson Games. As Marketing Director, Brian will oversee the daily goings-on of the Marketing Department, which includes Community, Retailer, Conventions, and MIB positions. He will also continue to provide direction on advertisements, write for the Daily Illuminator, and ensure that Steve Jackson Games shows its fans the love they deserve.
"I'm excited to really start running the department in earnest," said Brian. "I've got a great team of folks working with me, and I want to make sure I give them the space they need to keep doing awesome things."
"Brian has been a significant source of support and has made life easier for me since he first joined Steve Jackson Games," said Phil Reed, CEO. "I'm personally excited to see him step into a leadership position and assume control of our increasing marketing efforts."
About Steve Jackson Games
Steve Jackson Games, based in Austin, Texas, has been publishing games, game books, and magazines since 1980. Its best-selling game is Munchkin, with well over 5 million copies of the games and supplements in print worldwide. Other top sellers are GURPS (the Generic Universal RolePlaying System), Zombie Dice, and Illuminati. Past hits have included Car Wars and Toon. Steve's very first game, Ogre, originally released in 1977, drew almost a million dollars' worth of Kickstarter support in 2012 for a super-deluxe edition, which was released in late 2013.
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