We are pleased to announce the arrival of David Yarnton to the Gfinity board of directors.
ExperienceDavid arrives at Gfinity with a wealth of experience having held the general manager position at Nintendo UK for ten years and joins us at an important time. David says:
“eSports has seen tremendous growth over the last few years and I am excited about the opportunities and prospect for further development that Gfinity will have. As Chairman of the British Inspiration Awards whose mission is to celebrate British creative achievements I have seen so many successful companies in the digital area that have developed in Great Britain go on to be world leaders”.
Growing and Developing Gfinity’s CEO, Neville Upton, had the following to say about David:
“David brings with him over 25 years of gaming experience having started working in the industry in 1986 in Australia as Sales & Marketing Director of a company selling 8bit consoles and Nintendo Game & Watch hand held games. More recently David was General Manager for Nintendo UK & ROI for 10 years and Vice Chairman of UKIE the only trade body for the UK's wider games and interactive entertainment industry. His experience not only with the gaming industry but also in growing and developing business will be a major asset to our team as we grow Gfinity to be the pre-eminent eSports company”.
These are exciting times for Gfinity and eSports as a whole. We are confident that David will help us to drive eSports in the UK and Europe and bring you the best in competitive gaming. Gfinity are striving to push eSports within the UK to a professional level. We want to raise awareness and to provide an arena for you, the gamers, to showcase your talent.