FORMER PLAYSTATION EUROPE & KEYWORDS SENIOR EXECUTIVE JOINS CATALIS

 Andrew Lawton appointed to the Board of the games and services group as Corporate Finance and Strategy Director 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Andrew Lawton has been appointed to the Board of the Catalis Group as Corporate Finance and Strategy Director.

A true games industry veteran, Lawton spent 19 years at Sony PlayStation Europe (SCEE), latterly as Chief Financial Officer and more recently served as Group Finance Director at AIM-listed Keywords Studios.

He will work alongside Dominic Wheatley, CEO of the Catalis Group, which comprises the award-winning publisher Curve Digital, international QA & localisation specialist Testronic and long-standing games development studio Kuju. 

“We’re delighted to welcome Andrew to the Catalis Board.” said Wheatley. “Given his experience at both Sony PlayStation Europe and Keywords Studios, he is uniquely placed to understand both sides of our business, and he joins us at an exciting time of growth for the whole group.”

“I am impressed by the Catalis Group’s position, strategy and its journey so far,” said Lawton. “The Group has carved a strong position for itself in the games industry.  I am excited by the company’s ambition and look forward to playing a part in its future growth story.”

Lawton joins the Catalis Group on August 20th.

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Notes to editors

Headed up by games industry veteran Dominic Wheatley, the Catalis Group delivers quality services to the media and high-tech industries. Catalis offers testing, games publishing and development services, and operates through its wholly-owned subsidiaries Testronic, Curve Digital and Kuju from locations throughout the UK, Europe, South East Asia and the USA, with over 700 staff. 

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