GameStop is serious about digital distribution -- and it's proved that by hiring another person to be in charge of it. Shawn D. Freeman will be the company's new senior vice president and general manager of digital business, taking a position that the company has just created.

Freeman has previously worked as president of Ticketsnow.com and senior vice president of resale for Ticketmaster, in addition to positions with Hotels.com and Handango. He'll be "responsible for overseeing and cultivating the company's digital business strategy," according to GameStop's statement. He'll presumably be working closely with the general manager of digital media, who is "developing and executing" the company's "digital acquisition strategy."

[Via GamesIndustry.biz]

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