AGOURA HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 8, 2009--
THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) today announced the appointment of Edward L.
Kaufman as executive vice president, business and legal affairs, and
corporate secretary, effective today.
Kaufman’s extensive career includes more than 15 years in senior legal
management roles at leading media, entertainment and consumer product
companies. Most recently, Kaufman was executive vice president, general
counsel and secretary of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE). He
joined the WWE in 1997 from Hanna-Barbera, Inc., where he was director,
business and legal affairs. Prior to Hanna-Barbera, Inc., Kaufman was
with National Broadcasting Company (NBC). Kaufman is licensed to
practice in Connecticut and California. He earned a J.D. from Stanford
Law School and a Bachelor's degree with Honors from the University of
“We are pleased to strengthen our management team with an experienced
general counsel who has spent many years in the media and entertainment
business,” said Brian Farrell, president and CEO, THQ.
Edward Kaufman said, “I am impressed with THQ’s strong turnaround and am
excited to join the team as the company moves forward with its new more
focused strategic plan. I look forward to helping THQ capitalize on the
opportunities for growth in the interactive entertainment industry.”
THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) is a leading worldwide developer and publisher
of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products
for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices.
Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product
through its global network of offices located throughout North America,
Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may
be found at www.thq.com.
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Source: THQ Inc.
THQ/ Investor Relations