John E. Taylor Jr. has been named chief executive officer and Mark Herrmann has been named the GameLogic's chief operating officer. Taylor, who remains the company’s president, replaces GameLogic founder and serial entrepreneur Steven N. Kane, who will continue to work closely with management as a member of the company’s board of directors. Taylor joined GameLogic in March of 2006, from SnowMark Corporation, an early stage venture capital firm, where he served as managing partner. Prior to SnowMark, Taylor served as a member of the executive management committee and corporate vice president of GTECH Holdings Corporation.
Herrmann, formerly the company’s senior vice president for operations and product management has been with the company since its inception and is directly responsible for the creation of, and on-going operation of, the company’s products and services. Prior to joining GameLogic, Herrmann was vice president of direct marketing and general manager of games at TerraLycos, SA, a global Internet company. Previously, he was the vice president of product and operations of Gamesville. Before joining Gamesville, Herrmann was the director of interactive marketing at The Phoenix Media/Communication Group (PMCG), a diversified Boston-based multimedia company with interests in newspaper publishing, broadcasting, and audio-text services.
John E. Taylor Jr.
August 1, 2007