Mad Cave Studios has brought on Kurt Nelson as Director of Sales. This role will focus on forging new partnerships and spearheading sales for the direct and book markets, from direct to consumer and mass retailers, for the totality of the catalog including the young adult imprint, Maverick.
Kurt, a former IDW sales manager, worked in the games division and managed their foreign licensing for 8 years. He also managed sales for Cryptozoic Entertainment and Upper Deck Trading Card Company prior.
“I am thrilled to be joining such an innovative and diverse publishing team!” said Nelson. “Mad Cave Studios has a strong lineup of books that appeal to a wide audience and I look forward to helping the company grow and prosper in the coming years.”
“Kurt’s market expertise, industry connections, sales acumen, and ability to build key relationships fit perfectly with our drive to build a better publisher for our distribution partners, our retailers, our fans, and our products,” said Mad Cave Studios CEO, Mark London. “We’ve been busy this year expanding our business model with new team members and Kurt is another fantastic addition to our world-class team.”