Entries in 'appointment' (30)

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
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

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Sega promotes John Clark and Creative Assembly's Tim Heaton

Sega Europe has announced two internal promotions for John Clark and Creative Assembly's Tim Heaton, with Clark rising to the position of executive vice president of publishing and Heaton stepping ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 28th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
GDC names Katie Stern as new GM

GDC names Katie Stern as new GM

The organisers of the Game Developer Conference (GDC) have named Katie Stern as the new general manager of the GDC events. Stern will join GDC's parent company UBM Technology as ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 26th 2017 at 11:07AM in News
Starbreeze appoints new head of IR and corporate communications

Starbreeze appoints new head of IR and corporate communications

Starbreeze Studios has appointed Ann Charlotte Svensson as head of investor relations and corporate communications.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 24th 2017 at 9:57AM in News
IGDA's Kate Edwards joins board of mental health charity Take This

IGDA's Kate Edwards joins board of mental health charity Take This

Former executive director of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) Kate Edwards has joined the board of directors at Take This, a non-profit charity that aims to inform the video ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 20th 2017 at 10:20AM in News

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Amy Kalson

Former EA creative director Amy Kalson joins Sybo Games

Sybo Games has appointed Amy Kalson as senior game developer. Kalson previously worked at EA as creative director and at Disney Interactive as senior design producer, and has also contributed ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 18th 2017 at 11:10AM in News
PC Gamer's Samuel Roberts and Phil Savage

PC Gamer appoints new editor and UK editor-in-chief

PC Gamer has promoted two members of its senior editorial team, Future Publishing announced today. Editor Samuel Roberts (pictured left) is now UK editor-in-chief, while former deputy editor Phil Savage ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 13th 2017 at 3:10PM in News
Gfinity appoints Syco's Mark Brittain as CCO

Gfinity appoints Syco's Mark Brittain as CCO

Gfinity has appointed Mark Brittain as the company's new CCO. Previously, Brittain was global head of commercial at Syco Entertainment, where he oversaw all commercial and revenue generating activity for ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 11th 2017 at 12:55PM 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

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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
Daniel Persson

King's Daniel Persson joins Sybo as head of games

Mobile studio Sybo Games has appointed King's former head of studio Daniel Persson as its new head of games. In his new role, Persson will play a key role in ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jun 7th 2017 at 9:45AM 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

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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
James Schall

Sega's James Schall promoted to VP of digital business

Sega Europe has promoted James Schall to vice president of its digital business, the publisher has announced. Previously director of digital distribution, Schall will continue to build on Sega's digital ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 18th 2017 at 4:11PM in News
Alex Moyet

Curve Digital appoints Alex Moyet as marketing director

Curve Digital has appointed Alex Moyet as marketing director. Previously Moyet was the in-house commercial strategist for Media Molecule and its upcoming PS4 title Dreams, and also co-founded the specialist ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 18th 2017 at 1:43PM in News
Mick Morris

Audiomotion founder Mick Morris joins Kuju

Kuju has appointed Audiomotion founder Mick Morris as business development director. The 17-year industry veteran originally founded Audiomotion in 2003 and headed up the motion capture studio as managing director ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 16th 2017 at 12:04PM in News
Lesley McDiarmid joins Green Man Gaming as head of corporate partnerships

Lesley McDiarmid joins Green Man Gaming as head of corporate partnerships

Green Man Gaming has appointed Lesley McDiarmid as head of corporate partnerships. The former head of entertainment at MCV and Develop will now lead all corporate and B2B partnership projects ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 15th 2017 at 12:36PM in News
Julian Ward

Former Codemaster head of legal joins Lee & Thompson LLP

Media specialist law firm Lee & Thompson LLP has appointed Julian Ward to the partnership. Ward was previously general counsel and head of legal for Codemasters, and has also worked ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 8th 2017 at 2:19PM in News
Neil Ralley

505 Games appoints Neil Ralley as president

Publisher 505 Games has announed former general manager of 2K Games International Neil Ralley as its new president. Ralley, who previously worked at 2K for 11 years and oversaw the international ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 5th 2017 at 10:56AM in News
Paul Brown

HTC Vive Europe appoints new general manager

HTC Vive Europe has appointed former Disney executive Paul Brown as its new general manager. Brown will be based in HTC's European HQ near London, and will now oversee Vive's ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on May 3rd 2017 at 9:58AM in News
Jürgen Goeldner

Kalypso Media appoints Jürgen Goeldner as strategic advisor

Kalypso Media has appointed Square Enix's Jürgen Goeldner as its strategic advisor, the publisher has announced.

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Apr 27th 2017 at 3:01PM in News