Montréal, QC. – Signal Space Lab Inc. today officially announced the appointment of Aksel Lielmanis as Vice President of Marketing and Content Partnerships. Aksel is based is Toronto joining the company on May 10th and is reporting into Jose Aguirre, Managing Director and Founder at Signal Space.
Aksel Lielmanis was most recently Executive Director of Marketing, Warner Home Video & Interactive Entertainment at Warner Bros. Entertainment Canada Inc. In this role he was responsible for overseeing marketing operations for the territory’s film, television, and video game products and content. Aksel led the go-to-market strategy for global media brands such as Harry Potter, DC Comics, and LEGO. He also helped the award-winning video game business achieve its biggest year in 2015, successfully launching multiple “AAA” games including Batman: Arkham Knight, Mortal Kombat X, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and the industry leading toys-to-life product, LEGO Dimensions.
Jose Aguirre commented: “We, at Signal Space, are excited to welcome Aksel to the team. His experience in the field and understanding of digital marketing will play a major role in expanding our possibilities and bringing our creative products to a wider audience. We especially look forward to benefiting from his methods and expertise, and having him as part of our growing family.”
Aksel Lielmanis added, “Over the years I have witnessed the growth of the media and entertainment first-hand as it evolved through multiple technology cycles, and I am excited to be in a position to make an impact on the next generation of content development. Jose and his talented team have taken storytelling in a new and exciting direction, and I am equally excited to lend my expertise in sharing these experiences with the world.”