PlayWorks Names Jonathan Boltax Chief Executive Officer

PlayWorks Names Jonathan Boltax Chief Executive Officer

London, England – August 28, 2018– PlayWorks, the pioneering post-app-store games company announced the appointment of Jonathan Boltax as Chief Executive Officer effective September 1st, 2018.

PlayWorks continues to focus on pioneering games on Facebook Instant Games, the new games offering within Facebook Messenger and on cable and satellite providers worldwide.

“Our established partnerships with Facebook, Comcast, DishTV India, Vizio and many others are enabling the company to pioneer the development of a totally new type of gaming experience and to develop the technologies that power those experiences,” said Boltax. “We believe that our games and game services will become increasingly influential in the industry as we capitalize on our first mover advantage in the post-app store world.”

“With more than two decades of experience leading teams in the games and technology space, Jonathan possesses that special blend of the knowledge, business sense, and leadership skills that will help PlayWorks thrive,” said Jasper Smith, PlayWorks Executive Chairman. “Over the past year at PlayWorks he has significantly grown our business and I’m excited to have an executive of his caliber at the helm during this exciting stage of PlayWorks growth.”

During the last year PlayWorks has established a games network spanning Europe, USA and Asia allowing millions of players access to great games across a myriad of platforms. Its games have been played over 1 billion times. Its TV games network alone reaches over 120m homes, whilst its games on Facebook Instant Messenger and other social networks create the opportunity to significant additional scale.

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About PlayWorks

PlayWorks is pioneering post-app-store games across social networks, messaging apps and TV operators. The huge growth in platforms such as Facebook Messenger, WeChat, Apple iMessage and WhatsApp and their universal adoption of games has created the world's largest gaming platform with over 3 BN potential monthly users. With partnerships in place with Facebook, Samsung, Comcast, LG, Roku and many others, and a massive catalog of live games, PlayWorks is a trusted leader at the forefront of this new revolution. Led by an exceptional team of gaming industry veterans who have successfully created and sold numerous games companies PlayWorks is capitalizing on the changing landscape in the lucrative games market.