Hibernum hires a new executive (COO): Stephane D'Astous as Chief Operating Officer
(Canada Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
MONTREAL, March 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Hibernum Creations Inc., a Montreal (Quebec) based company that creates unique game experiences,
is proud to announce today that Stephane D'Astous is joining the company as Chief Operating Officer. As a member of the
management team, Stephane will definitely be a key addition to help
define the future vision and strategy of the enterprise while
overseeing all operational and support departments and ultimately
helping Hibernum confirming its place as an important player in the
video games industry.
Stephane has over 20 years of experience in the technology sector, where
he has made a name for himself with his expertise in strategic and
operational management, recruitment, branding and mentoring. Over the
last decade, he has held several key positions in the ever-changing and
fast-paces industry of video games.
Stephane started his career in the video games industry in 2003 at
Ubisoft-Montreal as the Director of Operations. He skilfully managed
the rapid growth of the company, which grew from 450 to 1,450 employees
in three years and also implanted new managerial tools and methods.
Stephane then moved on to become the founder and General Manager of the
Eidos-Montréal studio in 2007. He successfully built from the ground up
a true world-class video game studio, which has become the largest of
the Square Enix group, with its 550+ employees, and the studio won
several international awards as "best studio of the year".
Born and raised in Montreal, Stephane graduated from the University of
Montreal in Industrial Design and holds a Master degree in Business
Management (MBA) from École des Hautes Études Commerciales. He also
holds a Certificate in Project Management (PMP) from the Project
"This is a great day for Hibernum. We are very proud to have Stephane
join the team and bring his experience to the management team. As we
continue to position the studio as a top video games developer and
Brand creator, the arrival of Stephane will make everyone better in the
studio" said Frederick Faubert, Chief Executive Officer at Hibernum Creations.
"I'm super excited to join the dynamic team at Hibernum. I've been
thinking moving onto the mobile side of our industry for a while now
and I couldn't refuse the opportunity to join an up-and-coming studio
with a great potential like Hibernum" said Stephane D'Astous, Chief Operating Officer at Hibernum Creations.
About Hibernum Creations
Founded in 2006, Hibernum Creations is a 100% Montreal (Quebec) based games studio known for quality gaming
experiences. The team has experience on hundreds of video games ranging
from AAA console to casual mobile, and our expertise enables us to
develop multiplatform games in partnership with some of the giants in
the industry: Disney, Warner, Cartoon Network, iWin, Wooga, EA Mobile,
Ubisoft and Konami. We are proud to count these recent projects in our
portfolio: Calling All Mixels©, Disney Infinity: Action! ©, Jewel Quest© and Pearl's Peril©. To learn more about our projects please visit our website at hibernum.com and join us on Facebook and Twitter.
SOURCE Hibernum Créations
Image with caption: "Stephane D'Astous (CNW Group/Hibernum Créations)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140311_C4548_PHOTO_EN_37787.jpg
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