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Alix Cloux
Alix Cloux
VP Sales and Marketing North Asian

Alix Cloux is VP Sales and Marketing North Asian

Alix started his professional career as Overseas Marketing Manager at a Chinese mobile telephony company (OEM), K-Touch.

In 2010, Alix joined the company, Gionee (Chinese OEM), as Overseas Sales Manager for Southeast Asia and Europe.

Alix joined Gameloft in 2013 as OEM Associate Director. In his role, Alix is in charge of supervising all the sales and marketing activity in China. In 2016, Alix was promoted to Vice President Sales and Marketing for the North Asian region of Gameloft.

Guilherme Lachaut
Guilherme Lachaut
SVP Strategic Partnerships

Guilherme Lachaut is SVP of Strategic Partnerships.

He is the global head of OTT distribution and partnerships, as well as Licensing.

Guilherme began his career in Digital Advertising where he worked as an International Project Manager in charge of coordinating audiovisual crews, designers and R&D teams for B2B clients. With a strong interest in innovation and new technologies, he worked for start-ups in France and San Francisco, where he directed business development.

He joined Gameloft in 2013, where he managed Gameloft’s global partnership with Google. Over the following years, he progressively accepted leadership of the global OTT team based in San Francisco, California.

In 2016, Guilherme was promoted to Managing Director for North America and manages Sales and Marketing teams for the USA and Canada. He was promoted to Vice President in 2018.

When joining Gameloft’s ExCom at the end of 2019, he relocated to Gameloft headquarters in Paris, France.

Guilherme specializes in OTT Partnerships and Distribution, Licensing as well as Digital and In-App Advertising.

Damien Marchi
Damien Marchi
SVP Marketing & Communications

Damien Marchi is SVP Marketing & Communications at Gameloft.

Damien has more than 17 years of experience in the creation, production, commercialization and marketing of entertainment content properties for television and digital media. He spearheaded the online adaptations of shows such as The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent, American Idol, Big Brother as well as the launch of the globally acclaimed YouTube channel SortedFood, and has collaborated with prestigious brands such as Red Bull, Dubai Tourism, Air France, P&G, and L'Oréal. Damien has also been a member of the Executive Committee of Euronews (now part of NBC News).

Before joining Gameloft, Damien was Global Head of Content at Havas, part of the Vivendi Group, where he was supporting clients and agencies with their content and entertainment marketing strategies.

Over the course of his career, Damien’s projects have been recognized with numerous awards including a prestigious Emmy Award and two Grand Prix at the Crystal Festival and at the Dubai Lynx festivals of advertising.

Mathieu Nouzareth
Mathieu Nouzareth
Chief Executive Officer of FreshPlanet

In 1995, Mathieu founded WebConcept, one of the first e-business consulting companies in France and sold it to the Swedish company, IconMediaLab (euronext: lbi), in 1999.

As President of IconMediaLab in France, Mathieu continued developing the company up until 2001 when he became president of Boonty.com, one of the largest casual game platforms in the world, sold to Nexway in December 2008.

Mathieu started FreshPlanet in New York in September 2009. FreshPlanet is the publisher and developer of the world’s biggest trivia games and multi-awarded SongPop and SongPop 2, downloaded more than 100 million times.

Mathieu is a graduate of the Management School of Grenoble, and hold an MBA from the Lubin School of Business in New York.

Jérôme Sibade
Jérôme Sibade
General Counsel

Jérôme Sibade is Gameloft’s General Counsel.

Jérôme Sibade has a Master’s degree in business law (Paris X University – Nanterre) and a DESS (equivalent to a Master’s degree) in international law (Toulouse I University). He joined Gameloft in 2002 where he first took on the role in-house legal expert in business law before becoming Deputy General Counsel. In 2016, he was named General Counsel of the Gameloft Group.

Over the course of his career, Jérôme Sibade has worked on many partnerships and contracts with key actors in the mobile video game industry.

Stéphane Roussel
Chief Executive Officer

Stéphane Roussel is chairman and CEO of Gameloft. He is also at the Vivendi Management Board and he is Vivendi’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). Stéphane Roussel is a graduate of the École des Psychologues Praticiens de Paris. He began his career working for the Xerox group from 1985 to 1997. From 1997 to 2004, he held positions within the Carrefour group in France and abroad. From 2004-2009, he served as SFR’s Vice President of Human Resources. From 2009 to 2012, he joined the headquarters of Vivendi and became Activision Blizzard Director before being appointed Chairman and CEO of SFR in June 2012, a position he held until its sale.

Stéphane Roussel was appointed to the Vivendi Management Board on June 24, 2014. Since November 2015, he has been Vivendi’s Chief Operating Officer.

Baudouin Corman
General Manager - Chief Operating Officer

Baudouin Corman is Chief Operating Officer of Gameloft. Baudouin Corman is a graduate of ESSEC (Paris). He began his career as a consultant at Oliver Wyman.

In 2005, Baudouin Corman joined Gameloft as a Latin America business developer. He was successively Latin America Sales and Marketing Director (2007-2009), Vice President Publishing Americas (2009-2014) and General Manager Americas (2014-2016) based in San Francisco. He is currently Chief Operating Officer. During his career, Baudouin Corman led partnerships with Google, Apple, Microsoft and Amazon and with telcos and telecom manufacturers such as America Movil, Telefonica, Verizon, Samsung... He launched the Gameloft's advertising agency in North and South America.

Alexandre de rochefort
General Manager - Chief Financial Officer

Alexandre de Rochefort is Chief Financial Officer of Gameloft. Alexandre de Rochefort was graduated from ESSEC (Paris) and student at Sciences Po (Paris). He began his career at Schroders Securities in London as an equity analyst in the Technogy team. Alexandre de Rochefort joined Gameloft in July 2000, shortly after the creation of the company. His career spans over 17 years. He has developed a strong knowledge of financial markets and video game industry.

Alexandru Adam
Alexandru Adam
VP Barcelona Studio

Alexandru Adam is the VP Barcelona Studio.

He began his career as a Web Designer and later as Game Journalist in Bucharest.

Alexandru started work in Gameloft in 2002, joining the Quality Assurance team in the early days of the Company. Later he moved into Game Design and, after a few years, successfully transitioned into management as Executive Producer. He then transferred to Gameloft’s Barcelona studio, where he became Studio Manager.

During his career, he led the development of multiple award-winning, bestselling games such as Despicable Me: Minion Rush and Asphalt 8: Airborne.

Sébastien Auligny
Sébastien Auligny
SVP Southeast Asia Studios

Sébastien Auligny is SVP Southeast Asia Studios at Gameloft.

Sébastien Auligny graduated in sciences for engineering at ESIGEC (Ecole Supérieure d’Ingénieurs de Chambéry) and joined a senior management program with CEIBS (China Europe International Business School). He began his career in 2000, working at the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he was in charge of scientific and technical cooperation projects between France and Vietnam.

He joined Gameloft in 2007 as a Studio Manager and moved up to the role of Southeast Asia Group Studio Manager after successfully opening and managing seven production studios in Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines. He has served as French Trade Advisor (Conseiller du Commerce Extérieur) since 2016 and as such makes use of his experience to serve France’s economic interests abroad.

Thomas Aurick
Thomas Aurick
SVP Creation

Thomas Aurick is SVP Creation at Gameloft.

A graduate of KEDGE Business School (formerly ESC Bordeaux), he began his career as an Executive Producer at Gameloft in 2008. He went on to work as Brand Production Manager and Game Development Director before becoming Vice President Creation in 2014, where he took charge of the group's editorial strategy.

Over the course of his career, Thomas Aurick successfully oversaw the release of games under the Marvel license, such as Spider-Man: Total Mayhem, as well as others such as Asphalt 8: Airborne and Despicable Me: Minion Rush.

Vincent Boiteau
Vincent Boiteau
SVP Products

Vincent Boiteau is SVP Products

After earning an MBA, Vincent launched his career with Gameloft as a producer at its Montreal studio, before becoming the studio manager there in 2006.

From 2016 until the end of 2017, Vincent was CHOU Entertainment's head of production. In 2018 he returned to Gameloft as OTT director before becoming Vice President Products.

Philip Bouchet
Philip Bouchet
Mobile Creation Division Manager

Philip Bouchet is the Mobile Creation Division Manager in charge of Gameloft's Pocket HD activity.

He began his career as a category manager at EMI Music.

Philip graduated from Telecom Paris-HEC, then joined a consulting and technology-integration practice at Niji.

Philip Bouchet joined Gameloft in 2006, where he has successively served as Producer (2006-2008), Executive Producer (2008-2011), and Division Manager.

During his career, Philip Bouchet led the development of multiple award-winning, bestselling games; launched the company's social-network- and advertising-related activities; and restructured its feature-phone activity, transitioning it toward Pocket HD.

Sonia Ettinger
SVP Human Resources

Sonia Ettinger is a graduated from University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) in Private Law. She also holds a Master degree in Labor Law from La Sorbonne University. She began her career in 2003 at Humblot-Grant Alexander, a recruitment agency, dealing with IT practice. In 2007, Sonia first joined the video game industry with Ubisoft, mostly dealing with international teams. Three years later, she was hired by video game developer Quantic Dream as Human Resources Director for the production of Beyond Two Souls. In 2016, Ymagis Group, the European specialist in digital technologies for the cinema and audiovisual industries appointed her as Vice President, HR.

Her experiences in strategy, leadership and talent management in both the creative and tech sectors led her to return to the gaming industry as Vice-President HR in summer 2019 at Gameloft.

Yann Fourneau
Yann Fourneau
VP Global Sales & Distribution

Yann Fourneau is Gameloft's VP Global Sales & Distribution.

He has a telecommunications engineer diploma from the Technical University of Madrid and has a MBA from the Alliance Manchester Business School.

He started his career as a Pre-Sales Engineer at HP. In 2005, Yann Fourneau joined Gameloft as a Country Manager (Spain). Later, he became the Sales & Marketing Director for Southern Europe (2008-2012), and then Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Southern Europe, the Middle East and Africa (2012-2016), a position based in Dubai.

Over the course of his career, Yann Fourneau developed partnerships with Nintendo and Sony, as well as with telecom operators and manufacturers such as the Vodafone Group, Telefónica, Orange, the MTN Group, Etisalat, Samsung, etc.

Specializing in emerging markets, he set up Gameloft subsidiaries in Africa, Turkey and the Gulf states.

Paul Friciu
Paul Friciu
VP Eastern Europe Studios

Paul Friciu is the VP Eastern Europe Studios

Paul Friciu began his career as a critic for a video game magazine in the late 1990s.

He joined the Gameloft studio in Bucharest in December 2000 as a Game Designer to work on the Pocket PC division of the company.

In 2002, Paul Friciu became the Studio Manager of Gameloft ‘Bucharest studio, which, a few years later, was extended with the opening of seven other studios, including the one in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Jocelyn LeFrançois
Jocelyn LeFrançois
Studio Manager Montreal

Jocelyn Lefrancois is the Studio Manager at Gameloft Montreal.

After receiving a degree in Computer Engineering from Concordia University (Canada), Jocelyn joined Gameloft Montreal in 2005 as a Junior Programmer. He quickly became a Producer, and then the Senior Producer on one of Gameloft's most prestigious franchises, Dungeon Hunter.

From 2005 to 2007, he worked as a Deployment Producer. In 2008, Jocelyn got his start in the Creation department, where he delivered the following games: Date or Ditch (mobile), American Popstar (DS), NFL 2010 and NFL 2011 (iOS), as well as the various Dungeon Hunter titles.

Alexandre Tan
Alexandre Tan
SVP Advertising

Alexandre Tan is SVP Advertising at Gameloft

He joined Gameloft in 2004 as Managing Director for the publisher’s U.K. subsidiary, responsible for its commercial expansion in the U.K., Eire and South Africa.

He then took on various business-development and account-management roles, such as managing Gameloft's global relationship with Apple and launching Gameloft's first gaming distribution partnerships with Internet Service Providers, such as Free, as well as with various smart TV manufacturers such as Samsung, LG, Panasonic and Lenovo.

Prior to joining Gameloft, Alexandre worked in the U.K. and France as a management consultant for Ernst & Young and Salustro Reydel Management.

Alexandre holds a B.A. (Hons) in International Business Administration from the European Business School London and a FORCOMEX diploma from ISUGA in Quimper.

Mathieu Verlaet
Mathieu Verlaet
SVP Services & Processes

Mathieu Verlaet is Operations SVP at Gameloft

Graduated from HEC, Mathieu Verlaet joined Gameloft in 2004 as a Producer on Java games, before moving on to console games. He worked on a variety of Gameloft licenses, including Midnight Bowling, Block Breaker and Real Football.

Then, in 2008, I headed up the division dedicated to iOS, the platform on which we developed some IPs (Asphalt) and created others (Modern Combat, Dungeon Hunter, N.O.V.A.), before becoming Vice President Operations in June 2016 and Vice President Services and Processes in 2018.