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Metacafe CEO Hachenburg Joins K2 Network Board

Free-to-play online game publisher and social portal K2 Network (Knight Online, Global MU Online) has announced the addition of Erick Hachenburg, CEO of video entertainment site Metacafe and EA global publishing vet, to its board of directors.
Free-to-play online game publisher and social portal K2 Network (Knight Online, Global MU Online) has announced the addition of Erick Hachenburg, CEO of video entertainment site Metacafe, to its board of directors. Prior to joining Metacafe, Hachenburg was senior vice president of global online publishing at Electronic Arts and managing director of EA China, where he led the company's entry into the digital distribution of retail games. He supported the expansion of EA's Pogo casual games platform and business, which he founded and built prior to EA's acquisition of Pogo in 2001. Hachenburg also established EA's online production, operations and publishing capabilities in Asia. K2 Network currently claims over 16 million registered users and offers War Rock, Knight Online, Global MU Online, RedStone and Sword of the New World: Granado Espada. the company operates in the U.S., Korea, and India, and Hachtenburg noted that K2 is facing "a great opportunity to grow their business into global industry leaders." Said K2 CEO Joshua Hong, "Erick brings a wealth of experience in all aspects of the online world to K2 Network as we strive to differentiate ourselves by delivering what our gamers want through better community service and our Free2Play pricing model. Attracting key board members like Erick couldn't be more timely given his experience and insights gained from founding Pogo.com and building EA's global online publishing business."

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