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Disney vet Khan joins retro streaming platform Antstream

Disney vet Khan joins retro streaming platform Antstream

The former head of finance for The Walt Disney Company's UK motion pictures arm Shouma Khan (pictured) has joined retro streaming service Antstream as its CFO.

Khan joined the firm in May following a five-year stint as the finance director for CNN International. Meanwhile, David Farquharson has come on board as director of legal services having previously co-founded his own law firm, Ignition.

“I am excited to be joining Antstream on their incredible journey to reinvent gaming," said Khan.

”the rise of on-demand video game streaming has signalled a major pivot in the way games can be played by consumers. This technology gives you many more features that just wouldn't be possible in a traditional sense. I can’t wait to see what the future holds.”

Farquharson added: “With the videogame industry constantly evolving, it could not be a more perfect time to join a fiercely ambitious company like Antstream. I look forward to working with Steve, Shouma and the team in pursuing our shared vision for future of video games.”

Antstream CEO Steve Cottam said: “Shouma and David’s significant experience and rich history within media and tech makes them absolutely key additions to the existing team. As Antstream Arcade continues to grow its catalogue of incredible games, which is now the largest offering of its kind in the world, we are confident that we are building something truly special for our fans and players worldwide."

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