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Keywords Studios PLC (KWS.L)

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Keywords Studios PLC

Whelan House
South County Business Park Leopardstown
Dublin D18 T9P8
353 1 902 2730

Sector(s)Communication Services
IndustryElectronic Gaming & Multimedia
Full-time employees7,400

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Andrew John DayGroup CEO & Exec. Director236kN/A1964
Mr. Jon HauckCFO & Exec. Director207kN/A1974
Ms. Sonia Lashand SedlerGroup COO & DirectorN/AN/A1969
Mr. Joseph QuinnInvestor Relations Mang.N/AN/AN/A
Andrew BrownChief Marketing OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Igor EfremovChief Commercial OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Michael WallenHead of Global Bus. Devel.N/AN/AN/A
Aisling HanleyHead of Internal AuditN/AN/AN/A
Mr. William John O'DonoghueCompany Sec.N/AN/A1982
Mr. Jamie CampbellEngineering Service Line DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2019, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in GBp.


Keywords Studios plc provides integrated outsourced creative and technical services to the video game industry. It offers art creation services related to the production of graphical art assets for inclusion in the video game, including concept art creation, as well as 2D and 3D art asset production and animation. The company also provides audio/voice-over services, including script translation, actor selection, and talent management through pre-production, audio direction, recording, and post-production, as well as offers music licencing or music soundtracks selling services. In addition, it offers localization services related to translation and cultural adaptation of in-game text and audio scripts in various game platforms and genres; and localization testing services consisting of testing the linguistic correctness and cultural acceptability of computer games. Further, the company provides functional testing services related to quality assurance services provided to game producers to ensure game functions. Additionally, the company provides player support services related to the live operations support, such as community management, player support, and associated services to producers of games, as well as software engineering services for developing video games. It serves game companies and publishers. The company operates in Ireland, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Japan, Italy, France, India, Germany, Singapore, Spain, Poland, Brazil, China, and Mexico. Keywords Studios plc was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

Corporate governance

Keywords Studios PLC’s ISS governance QualityScore as of N/A is N/A. The pillar scores are Audit: N/A; Board: N/A; Shareholder rights: N/A; Compensation: N/A.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.