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Company Overview of The Upper Deck Company, Inc.

Company Overview

The Upper Deck Company, Inc., a sports and entertainment trading card and collectibles company, engages in the production and distribution of sports and entertainment digital trading cards for customers and consumers worldwide. It offers baseball, caricature parody, haircut-signature, insert, hockey, basketball, football, sets, golf, soccer, and signed memorabilia cards. The company sells products online. The Upper Deck Company, Inc. was founded in 1989 and is based in Carlsbad, California with additional offices in Amsterdam, the Netherlands; and internationally.

5909 Sea Otter Place

Carlsbad, CA 92010

United States

Founded in 1989

Phone:

760-929-6500

Fax:

760-929-3512

Key Executives for The Upper Deck Company, Inc.

President
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President of Authenticated
Director of Product Development
Vice President of Sales
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Upper Deck Company, Inc. Key Developments

Upper Deck Reaches an Agreement with Ubisoft to Create a Line of Products

Upper Deck has reached an agreement with Ubisoft to create a line of products including trading cards, games, game accessories, limited-edition posters and more for the popular Assassin's Creed franchise. The Assassin's Creed franchise launched in 2007 and is one of the best-selling video game series ever with more than 77 million copies sold. It's recognized for having some of the richest, most engrossing storytelling in the industry. Upper Deck Authenticated is planning to release limited-edition Assassin's Creed posters next year, followed by Assassin's Creed trading cards and games. More details and release dates for the full portfolio of Assassin's Creed products will be announced in early 2015.

Upper Deck Signs Long Term Exclusive Deal with Wayne Gretzky for Autographed Collectibles and Trading Cards

Gretzky has been a long-standing partner with Upper Deck on the trading card side of the business, and under the new deal Upper Deck will be the exclusive home of Gretzky's autographed memorabilia as well. A few highlights of the new collection include a 'Tegata' print, a traditional form of Japanese memorabilia reserved only for the most elite athletes. The Gretzky Tegata will showcase an actual inked hand print, displayed over an intricate mosaic background featuring his most famous moments and action shots. 'The Show' will offer collectors the Wayne Gretzky autographed display ever produced. This company's exclusive piece will measure a whopping 46 by 20 inches, and features a colossal signature over two feet in length alongside an action packed shot of Gretzky. The company will also produce a series of limited edition 'Curve' displays, where a unique Gretzky image and autographed puck combine for a dramatic visual inside of a dynamic 8.5" x 11" curve-shaped display.

The Upper Deck Company, Inc. Announces Demise of Richard P. McWilliam, Co-Founder and CEO

Richard P. McWilliam, co-founder and CEO of The Upper Deck Company, Inc., died unexpectedly on January 5, 2013. He was 59 years old.

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