David Solari has joined Cambridge publisher Jagex as chief marketing officer.
Solari joins following 14 years at Codemasters. His most recent role was vice president and general manager of Codemasters Online Gaming. In that role, he oversaw the launc of Lord of the Rings Online, Dungeons and Dragons Online, Archlord and RF Online.
In his new role Solari will take control of all Jagex marketing activities in the firm says is ‘the most significant year in our history.’
“It’s with great pleasure that I welcome David to the Jagex family,” said Jagex CEO Mark Gerhard.
“David’s leadership, online experience, gravitas and passion for games will help fortify an already successful team. On a personal note, David is an all round great guy and a perfect match for Jagex DNA.”
Solari added: “I can’t wait to get started and I’m really looking forward to working with this terrific team as we drive toward our goal of making Jagex the online entertainment destination in the years to come.”