Montréal, Canada – April 20th, 2021 – Audiokinetic Inc., the leading global provider of cross-platform audio solutions for the interactive media and gaming industries announces the promotion of Christina Chu to Chief Financial Officer, effective April 1st, 2021.
Chu joined Audiokinetic in 2015 and has supervised all accounting and finance functions, including planning, budgeting, financial reporting, treasury management, and tax and audit compliance. Chu has provided strategic management while recommending procedures and policies that ensure the integrity of the company’s financial information. In her role as VP Finance, Chu had been instrumental in preparing Audiokinetic for its acquisition by Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC in 2019 and navigating the transition plan while ensuring compliance. Later that year, Chu also played a significant role in establishing Audiokinetic’s China subsidiary, Audiokinetic Shanghai Technology Co, Ltd.
Chu will now help drive the organization through next steps with regards to its diversification plans to serve new market segments, and expansion efforts focused on Asia and Europe.
“Ms. Chu has played a pivotal role at Audiokinetic since 2015. She is a top-performing financial executive with an outstanding track-record of achievements at Audiokinetic and prior,” said Martin H. Klein, Audiokinetic CEO. “Her leadership is invaluable to the organization, and I am very proud to announce that Chu is continuing with Audiokinetic as CFO. These are very industrious times at Audiokinetic, and we remain very ambitious. I am very excited about the great plan Chu has contributed to, towards the company’s growth and expansion objectives, and I trust that our financial health will remain as strong as ever.”
“I am excited to take on increased responsibilities and honored to transition into the role of CFO. I am committed to working with the executive and management team to continue to provide innovative interactive audio solutions to our community and customers,” said Christina Chu, Audiokinetic CFO. “I also look forward to contributing to the development and implementation of business strategies to support Audiokinetic’s expansion worldwide and diversifying its growth in new business segments.”
Chu holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University and obtained her CPA, CA designation in 2010. Prior to joining Audiokinetic, Chu worked at KPMG LLP. She has 15 years of combined experience in Public Accounting and Corporate Accounting.
Audiokinetic is the leading provider of cross-platform audio solutions for interactive media and gaming, and sets new standards in interactive audio production for location-based entertainment, automotive, consumer electronics, and training simulation. A trusted and strategic partner to the world’s largest interactive media developers and OEMs, Audiokinetic has a long-established ecosystem of allies within the audio industry and amongst platform manufacturers. The company’s middleware solutions include the award-winning Wwise® and SoundSeed®, as well as Wwise Automotive™. Audiokinetic is headquartered in Montréal, QC, Canada, has subsidiaries in Tokyo, Japan, and Shanghai, China, as well as Product Experts in Europe and the USA.www.audiokinetic.com
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