Board Game Maker Asmodee Canada Acquires Rampant Imports
Asmodee Canada has acquired Ontario-based Lion Rampant Imports, one of the largest distributors of bestselling hobby adventure games in Canada.
The coming together of these two leaders in tabletop gaming will allow for better service to Canadian retailers and an increase access to popular titles across the country. The acquisition took effect on Aug. 8, and the integration of the two companies will happen over the next several months.
Jayson Pickford will continue to lead the company, and Ross Fleming will stay on as director, Lion Rampant. Rose Kriedemann, chief operating officer, Lion Rampant, will pursue new opportunities and projects. Within the new structure, Pickford and Fleming will work closely to ensure a seamless transition and to allow Asmodee Canada to continue its growth momentum.
As part of the restructuring process, Asmodee Canada has made two significant appointments. Patricia Mainville, who has been with Asmodee Canada for the past three years as director, finance, has taken on the role of vice-president, finance. Gabrielle Smits, formerly with FedEx Supply Chain, joins as Human Resources Director to support the integration of the new business structure.