Navarre Corporation, which publishes and distributes a wide range of home entertainment and multimedia software products, announced that Ward Thomas has been appointed Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations for FUNimation, a subsidiary of the Navarre Corporation (see 'Navarre Completes FUNimation Acquisition').


FUNimation's President and CEO Gen Fukunaga commented on Mr. Thomas' promotion as follows: 'Ward brings some impressive knowledge and experience to FUNimation.  Under his leadership and with his development of the distribution sales team, Navarre Distribution Services experienced triple digit growth.  Ward also brings extensive knowledge of Navarre's customer base, which we look to leverage for FUNimation going forward, and his experience with Navarre will further assist integration efforts at FUNimation.'