FOSTER CITY, Calif., Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Gazillion, Inc., the developer and publisher of high quality, free-to-play online games including Marvel Heroes 2015, today announced Eric Garay has joined the leadership team as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Garay will report directly to Chief Executive Officer David Brevik and will be responsible for overseeing the company's global financial and business operations.
Mr. Garay joins Gazillion after 11 years at Electronic Arts, where he held roles as Chief Financial Officer for Maxis, the EA Play Label and The Sims Label and most recently managed the finance and accounting function for Maxis, World-Wide Customer Experience, and the Global Shared Services organization.
"We couldn't be happier that Eric is joining the team as Chief Financial Officer," said David Brevik, CEO of Gazillion. "Eric has worked with some of the biggest video game IPs in the industry including The Sims, Medal of Honor, Command & Conquer and Lord of the Rings. With nearly 20 years of proven progressive leadership experience and a lifetime gamer since the Atari 2600 and Apple IIc, Eric will be an invaluable addition to the management team."
"I am both excited and honored to be joining David Brevik and the team at Gazillion," said Eric Garay. "Gazillion has done an incredible job of melding the addictiveness of the action-RPG genre with the massively multiplayer aspects of an MMO into a free-to-play game available to everyone and on top of that, bringing in the wonderful IP of the Marvel Universe. As a Marvel fan and gamer myself, I look forward to working with the team to deliver the best online gaming experiences possible."
Prior to EA, Mr. Garay served as Director of Finance and Accounting at Business.com and was a Senior Consultant in the Strategy Finance & Economics group at Arthur Andersen. He graduated with honors from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and is a licensed CPA (inactive).
Gazillion, Inc. is a privately held developer and publisher of free-to-play online games for all ages. Gazillion's games feature revered brands, superior production quality and unmatched gameplay.
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