Entries in 'appointments' (95)

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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
MCV Jobs Weekly: Koei Tecmo UK appoints new general manager

MCV Jobs Weekly: Koei Tecmo UK appoints new general manager

Koei Tecmo also hires digital content creator and social media manager, while Bandai Namco bolsters its marketing and PR teams.

on Mar 3rd 2017 at 10:22AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: BAFTA appoints first VP of games

MCV Jobs Weekly: BAFTA appoints first VP of games

David Gardner joins BAFTA, PQube hires Matthew Pellett and Mojang strengthens creative communications team.

on Feb 24th 2017 at 10:19AM in News

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Io Interactive appoints Hakan Abrak as new studio head

Io Interactive appoints Hakan Abrak as new studio head

Former studio production director Hakan Abrak has been appointed as the new studio head of Hitman studio Io Interactive.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 2:28PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Dead Good bolsters international PR team

MCV Jobs Weekly: Dead Good bolsters international PR team

Milewski joins from Techland, Future’s Daniella Lucas joins OXM and Fandom adds Sam Loveridge as UK gaming editor.

on Feb 17th 2017 at 10:23AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Mansell steps up at Jagex

MCV Jobs Weekly: Mansell steps up at Jagex

Jagex has a new COO and acting CEO, while Mark Oxenham joins Good Catch.

on Feb 10th 2017 at 10:40AM in News
Mike Ybarra and Kareem Choudhry

Xbox's Mike Ybarra and Kareem Choudhry promoted to CVP

Xbox's Mike Ybarra and Kareem Choudhry have been promoted, a Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed to MCV.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 9th 2017 at 4:40PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Improbable appoints new lead content editor

MCV Jobs Weekly: Improbable appoints new lead content editor

Improbable hires Dan Griliopoulos, Gina Jackson joins Imaginarium, mobile studio Sybo appoints Byron and Videogamer has a new editor.

on Jan 27th 2017 at 12:00PM in News
Phil Mansell

Jagex appoints Phil Mansell as COO and acting CEO as Cousens departs

Jagex has appointed Phil Mansell as COO and acting CEO, the company has announced today. He replaces outgoing CEO Rod Cousens, who has now left the studio.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 27th 2017 at 11:57AM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Green Man Gaming appoints new board advisor

MCV Jobs Weekly: Green Man Gaming appoints new board advisor

Reitman joins from CI&T, CCP Games appoints Target’s Douglas and Dovetail strengthens management team.

on Jan 17th 2017 at 11:15AM in News
Bits and Pixels

Bits and Pixels announce new games licensing agency

Say hello to Bits and Pixels, a brand-new video games licensing agency based in London.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jan 16th 2017 at 12:00PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: New comms lead for CCP's VR titles

MCV Jobs Weekly: New comms lead for CCP's VR titles

Kelion joins CCP from nDreams, Scammell leaves VideoGamer and a new media and market development director for InnoGames.

on Dec 12th 2016 at 3:00PM in News