GREE Hires Jim Ying as New VP of Developer Relations and Publishing

- Ying to Bring Over 10 Years of Experience to the Team -

San Francisco, CA — November 20, 2012 — GREE today announced that Jim Ying has joined GREE's San Francisco studio, GREE International, Inc., as the new Vice President of Developer Relations & Publishing, effective November 5, 2012. In his role, Ying will be responsible for overseeing the entire Developer Relations team including business development, account management and consulting services offered to developers joining the GREE Platform. Mr. Ying brings over ten years of experience in gaming having worked in the console, social and mobile industries.

"We're very excited to bring Jim's wealth of expertise and passion to the GREE team," said Eros Resmini, SVP of Developer Relations and Marketing, GREE International, Inc. "GREE continues to develop the ways in which we partner with game makers in this rapidly changing space and Jim will be a critical leader in our global expansion."

Ying has an extensive background in marketing, development and publishing, having worked with leading companies in the gaming market both in the U.S. and Asia. He is well-versed in the process of building games for social and mobile platforms and has expertise in the post-launch process, including maximizing mobile game lifetime reach and revenue. His experience includes working on multi-million dollar developer partnerships as well as global franchise management.

"GREE and I have a shared vision—to support developers by giving them the tools and know-how to reach gamers worldwide—and I look forward to working with them to continue to build this industry," said Ying. "I am excited about all the potential in the mobile games market, both as a gamer and as a part of the industry. Helping to drive that growth and support is one of my true passions."

GREE strives to build the world's leading global mobile gaming ecosystem. In addition to its high-quality games, GREE Platform delivers unique social gaming experiences, and offers developers access to a growing, engaged global audience.

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About GREE, Inc.
GREE is a global mobile social company with businesses that include social gaming, social media, advertising, licensing and merchandising, and venture capital. Established in December 2004, GREE created the world's first mobile social game in 2007 and today is a global leader in free-to-play, reaching audiences around the world with its portfolio of first-party and partner titles. GREE has studios in Tokyo, San Francisco, Vancouver, and Seoul, and is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (3632).

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