Silicon Knights has? ?hired Michael Mays as company’s new? ?vice? ?president.
?“?Mays will work closely with? ?president Denis Dyack to drive the company forward by fostering continual growth for Silicon Knights,?” ?read a company statement.? ?Mays has spent close to? ?20? ?years working in the financial sector in businesses across? ?Canada and the? ?US.?
“Michael’s arrival at Silicon Knights marks a step forward in the development of our business,?” ?says? ?Silicon Knights company president? ?Denis Dyack.? “?His keen business acumen and financial knowhow makes him the perfect leader for us and for working with the? ?Ontario government to help build the video game industry presence in the Niagara Region and? ?Ontario."
Oddly enough,? ?one of Mays’s first duties as vice president was to award certain? ?members of the Silicon Knights team with genuine,? ?battle-ready,? ?ornate swords.? ?The Ontario-based developer has a company tradition of handing the swords to team members who have worked there for ten years.? ?This year,? ?nine people were awarded the swords,? ?taking the developer’s total to nineteen.?