Prior to coming to Mad Cave, Nelson was in IDW’s game division and oversaw their foreign licensing. His career has also included stints as sales Manager for Cryptozoic Entertainment and Upper Deck Trading Card Company.
The news comes on the heels of Mad Cave’s announcement that it will include creator-owned comics in its business model (see “Exclusive: Mad Cave Studios Opens to Creator-Owned Projects”).
Meanwhile, Valiant Entertainment has reshuffled its marketing department following the departure of Director of Marketing Gregg Katzman, who Tweeted that he will be joining the PR team of CBR as their Exclusive Content & PR Manager. Valiant has promoted Marketing Coordinator Nic Osborn, who was hired last year (see “‘Osborn to Valiant”), to Marketing Manager and has hired Cody White as Sales Communication Coordinator.