Entries in 'appointments' (106)

Jen MacLean

IGDA names Jen MacLean as its new interim executive director

The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) has named Jen MacLean its interim executive director. Her appointment follows the departure of former executive director Kate Edwards, who stepped down at the ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 18th 2017 at 3:00PM in News
Rahim Attaba

Twitch appoints new EMEA director of commerce

Twitch has appointed Wargaming.net's Rahim Attaba as its new director of commerce for the EMEA region, the company has announced. In his new role, Attaba will report to VP of ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 13th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Green Man Gaming, Sold Out, PlayStack and more

MCV Jobs Weekly: Green Man Gaming, Sold Out, PlayStack and more

In this week's roundup: Green Man Gaming hires new performance marketing EVP, Ukie's Blackwell becomes the Mayor of London’s first chief digital officer, a new marketing director arrives at Sold Out, ...

on Sep 1st 2017 at 11:00AM in News
Charlie Hasdell

Sony's Charlie Hasdell joins PlayStack as creative director

UK publisher PlayStack has hired Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe's Charlie Hasdell as its new creative director. Hasdell brings more than two decades worth of experience to the role, including his ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 30th 2017 at 3:20PM in News

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Paul Turner

Green Man Gaming appoints new performance marketing EVP

Green Man Gaming has appointed Paul Turner as its new performance marketing EVP. In his new role, he will be responsible for ramping up Green Man Gaming's international digital marketing ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 29th 2017 at 10:46AM in News
Theo Blackwell

Ukie's Theo Blackwell appointed as Mayor's first chief digital officer for London

Ukie's former head of public affairs Theo Blackwell has been appointed by the Mayor of London as his new chief digital officer.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 25th 2017 at 11:06AM in News
Sarah Hoeksma

Sarah Hoeksma joins Sold Out as marketing director

Sold Out the digital and physical publisher today announced that industry marketing veteran, Sarah Hoeksma is joining the team as marketing director. Hoeksma has previously spent time with Ubisoft and ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Aug 17th 2017 at 12:25PM in News
Ukie appoints three new consultants

Ukie appoints three new consultants

Games industry trade body Ukie has welcomed three new members onto its team. Industry consultants Vanessa Joyce (pictured centre) and Marie-Claire Isaaman (pictured left) join to support and scale Ukie's ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 15th 2017 at 3:33PM in News

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Mads jensen

Playstack appoints new COO and board director

London-based studio PlayStack has appointed Mads Jensen as COO and board director, the company has announced, effective immediately.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 15th 2017 at 10:13AM in News
Chris Bergstresser

Sega Europe appoints Chris Bergstresser as new president and COO

Hot off the back of two promotions for John Clark and Tim Heaton, Sega Europe has announced that Chris Bergstresser is to take on the role of its new ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 2nd 2017 at 4:00PM in News
LucidVR

Former Oculus co-founder Jack McCauley joins LucidVR

Former Oculus co-founder and chief engineer at Guitar Hero producer RedOctane Jack McCauley has joined Lucid VR has chief engineer.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 2nd 2017 at 10:10AM in News
Kate Edwards

IGDA executive director Kate Edwards steps down

The International Game Developers Association's executive director Kate Edwards is stepping down after almost five years in the post. In the mean time, chair of the board of directors and ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 30th 2017 at 3:22PM in News

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Andy Swanson

Twitch's Andy Swanson joins Discord as head of publisher relations

Voice and text chat app Discord has appointed industry veteran Andy Swanson as head of publisher relations. In this newly created role, Swanson will be responsible for reaching out to ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 8th 2017 at 5:00PM in News
Tim West

Stature PR appoints new business and digital director

Stature PR has appointed industry veteran Tim West as its new business and digital director to help support the firm's current range of services. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 8th 2017 at 3:33PM in News
Stephen Hey

Former EA marketing director sets up new games marketing consultancy

EA Chillingo's former marketing director Stephen Hey has set up his own games marketing consultancy, HeyStephenHey. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 7th 2017 at 4:18PM in News
Improbable

Improbable expands leadership team with new CCO and CMO

Improbable has welcomed former Disney VP Bill Roper (pictured left) and GitHub's Jason Jhonson (pictured right) to its London leadership team. Roper joins the firm as chief creative officer, while ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 6th 2017 at 2:00PM in News

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Substance Global

Substance Global expands social media and project teams

Creative marketing agency Substance Global has two new hires in its social media and project teams, as well as one promotion, the firm has announced. 

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 2nd 2017 at 11:00AM in News
Chris White

Think Jam appoints 2K's Chris White as publicity manager

Marketing agency Think Jam has appointed 2K's Chris White as publicity manager. White will mainly be working on Think Jam's Warner Bros Games account, as well as select film clients, ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 2nd 2017 at 10:15AM in News
Ben Maxwell and Julian Benson

PCGamesN hires two new deputy editors

PCGamesN has appointed two new deputy editors: Ben Maxwell (pictured left) from Future Publishing's Edge magazine, and Julian Benson (pictured right), also of Future Publishing, from Kotaku UK.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 26th 2017 at 2:00PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Jake Tucker joins eSports Pro as editor

MCV Jobs Weekly: Jake Tucker joins eSports Pro as editor

eSports Pro hires new editor, Premier appoints two senior account directors, Charlotte Nangle joins Curve Digital and Future appoints three new editors.

on Apr 21st 2017 at 10:00AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Former Take-Two CEO joins Green Man Gaming

MCV Jobs Weekly: Former Take-Two CEO joins Green Man Gaming

Green Man Gaming appoints new board advisor and forms new team, and Milestone bolsters marketing team.

on Apr 6th 2017 at 10:25AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Matt Gilman joins Ndemic Creations

MCV Jobs Weekly: Matt Gilman joins Ndemic Creations

Ndemic opens new Bristol studio, Kiss appoints new head of finance and Ephraim departs SIE.

on Mar 24th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Three senior promotions at Sega Europe

MCV Jobs Weekly: Three senior promotions at Sega Europe

Downing, Tafler and Oliver all step up at Sega Europe and Dan Sheridan joins nDreams.

on Mar 17th 2017 at 11:06AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Ukie names new head of public affairs

MCV Jobs Weekly: Ukie names new head of public affairs

Tim Scott joins from London First, Games London gains Calvin and Thursten departs Future Publishing.

on Mar 10th 2017 at 10:24AM in News
Co-president Balestra is leaving Naughty Dog

Co-president Balestra is leaving Naughty Dog

Christophe Balestra has announced that he is leaving Uncharted developer Naughty Dog at the start of next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2017 at 9:51AM in News