Former Sony Computer Entertainment Europe CEO to Address Next MISCO Directors Network Meeting

The next edition in the MISCO’s Directors Network Meeting series of networking events will be hosted on Friday 6th June and will feature an interactive question and answer session with

Chris Deering, Former CEO and President of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. The Q&A session will be led by Etienne Borg Cardona, Director of MISCO Directors Network who will moderate the event and the audience.

The event, which starts at 12.00 noon, will take place at Palazzo De Piro, Mdina and will kick off with a finger buffet, followed by the Q&A session.

Chris Deering is best known for his leadership as CEO and President of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe from inception in 1995 through 2005 where he helped engineer the sale of over 100 million PlayStation Consoles and over 750 million game discs. From 2006 to 2010 he was Chairman of Codemasters Games where he led their Formula 1 initiative.

An industry spokesperson for European games development and publishing, his international business career spans 3 decades with McKinsey, Gillette, Atari, and as COO of Columbia Pictures’ International Video business before heading PlayStation. In 2003, Chris was awarded a special BAFTA fellowship award for lifetime service to the games industry. He was Chairman of the Edinburgh Interactive Festival (2006-2010) and is currently active in pro bono work with startups in the UK and serves as Malta’s Special Envoy for games.

A graduate of Harvard Business School and of Boston College (computer science), Chris’ international business career spans 3 decades with McKinsey, Gillette, Atari, and as COO of Columbia Pictures’ International Video business before heading PlayStation. Chris Deering is best known for his leadership as CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe from inception in 1995 through 2005 where he helped power the sales of over 100 million PlayStation and PS2 consoles and 750 million game discs across all of Europe, Russia, India, the Middle East, Africa and Australia/NZ. Chris was also President of Sony Europe Electronics in 2004/2005. From 2006 to 2010 he was Chairman of Codemasters Games where he led their Formula 1 initiative.

Chris is now Chairman of TRC Media Group Family Entertainment-Malta, Chairman of Tangentix (game file compression) in Sheffield England, and chairs the Supervisory Board of the European Games Group casual and mobile games)- Munich.

The fee for the event is €90 inclusive of VAT.

For more information and reservations, kindly contact Maria Zahra on mzahra@miscodirectors.com or 22054210.

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