TransGaming Inc.
TSX VENTURE : TNG

TransGaming Inc.

April 06, 2006 16:10 ET

TransGaming Appoints John Nemanic to its Board of Directors

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 6, 2006) - TransGaming Technologies (TSX VENTURE:TNG) ("TransGaming"), a leader in the development of software portability products for cross-platform gaming, today announced the appointment of John Nemanic to its Board of Directors.

John Nemanic is currently the Chairman of the Board of Hostopia.com, an award-winning wholesale provider of web, e-mail and e-commerce hosting solutions, which placed first as the fastest growing company in Canada (2000 - 2005) per Profit Magazine. Prior to Hostopia, John co-founded I.D. Internet Direct (now Look Communications), the largest publicly traded, independent internet service provider in Canada.

John also co-founded and served as CEO of TUCOWS Interactive Inc., a popular Internet software site, which also won many prestigious awards including being named in FAST 50 as the second fastest growing technology company in 1999. John was also a finalist in the Entrepreneur of the Year awards in 1998, as recognition for his accomplishments as President and CEO of TUCOWS,

"John is a strong business operator with an outstanding entrepreneurial track record," said Vikas Gupta, President and CEO of TransGaming. "His experience will be invaluable to TransGaming as we position ourselves to capture the opportunities for growth in the electronic entertainment industry."

"John joins an already distinguished board of directors that includes other entrepreneurs, business leaders and professionals with a proven track record of success in developing high growth technology companies," commented Mr. Gupta. "I am very pleased with the team that we have assembled, at all levels of the company, which will provide a foundation for our success."

About TransGaming Technologies Inc.

TransGaming Technologies is a global leader in the development of software portability products that allow game developers and publishers to develop games for one system and deploy them across alternate platforms - faster, cheaper and better than anyone else. The platforms supported range from Linux, Mac to Xbox, PlayStation 2, and next generation devices. TransGaming Technologies is a registered Microsoft Xbox developer and a licensed Sony PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable (PSP) developer.

TransGaming's portability technologies have been applied to some of the hottest franchises and marquis blockbuster titles in the industry including Buena Vista Interactive's TRON 2.0®, Electronic Arts'™ James Bond 007™: Nightfire™ and The Sims™, Legacy Interactive's Law & Order™, Lucas Arts' Indiana Jones® and The Emperor's Tomb™, just to name a few. TransGaming's Linux product, Cedega, supports hundreds of the hottest and most popular games on Linux, out-of-the-box, including hit titles such as Battlefield 2™, Dungeon Siege® II, City of Villains™, Madden NFL™ 2006, World of WarCraft®, Half-Life® 2, Guild Wars®, and many more.

TransGaming has a research and development center in Ottawa, Canada, with business, strategy, and operational activities conducted at the Toronto, Canada office. More information about the company can be obtained at www.transgaming.com.

TransGaming, Cedega, and SwiftShader are either registered trademarks or trademarks of TransGaming Technologies Inc. in Canada, the United States and/or other countries. All other products, company names, brand names, trademarks and logos are the property of their respective owners.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept the responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • TransGaming Technologies Inc.
    Monica Zaied
    Vice President, Public Relations
    (416) 979-9900 x. 323
    monica@transgaming.com