Owen Mahoney was appointed President & Chief Executive Officer of Nexon in March 2014.
Mr. Mahoney joined Nexon in 2010 and served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer until 2014, responsible for managing the Company’s finances, global operations, investments and strategic alliances.
Under his leadership, Nexon successfully completed its $1.2 billion initial public offering on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, and formed strategic partnerships with high-profile developers and publishers around the world.
Previously, Mr. Mahoney was Senior Vice President of Corporate Development at Electronic Arts from 2000 to 2009, where he was responsible for worldwide mergers and acquisitions and business development, and led all acquisitions and equity investments.
Prior to that, Mr. Mahoney held executive positions at online and software companies in the U.S. and Asia, including PointCast, Claris Japan and Radius.
Mr. Mahoney graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies from the University of California, Berkeley, and studied Japanese law and political science at the University of Tokyo graduate department of law.
B.A., Asian Studies1986 - 1990
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