Games industry veteran Rob Ollett joins Jagex as Vice President of 3rd Party Publishing

UK, Cambridge, 13th September 2012 – Jagex, the UK’s largest independent games developer and publisher, today announced the appointment of Rob Ollett as Vice President of 3 rd Party Publishing. Ollett, who has over 14 years of experience in the games industry with roles involving Business Development, Marketing, Licensing and 3 rd party development, will be responsible for managing and growing Jagex’s 3 rd party publishing platform.

Ollett joins Jagex from Bigpoint, where he initially served as Head of Licensing and later Managing Director, managing their licensing and development of 3rd party MMO games.

David Solari, Jagex’s Chief Marketing Officer commented; “It’s with great pleasure that we welcome Rob to Jagex.  We have big plans for 3 rd party publishing and Rob’s experience in this area makes him perfectly placed to excel in this role.  Alongside growing our existing 3 rd party IP portfolio, Rob will be instrumental in scaling our 3 rd party strategy in 2013 and beyond.”

Speaking of his appointment, Rob Ollett said, “It’s great to be joining Jagex at such an interesting time.  Jagex has very ambitious 3 rd party plans and l look forward to helping to establish Jagex not only as a world class developer, but also as the service based publisher of choice for online developers around the world.”

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About Jagex

Jagex is a multi-award winning online games developer based in Cambridge, England. Jagex specialises in the development of high quality browser-based games with supporting platform and technology. Jagex is also the largest independent games developer and publisher in the UK.

Jagex has a long-standing reputation for creating the world's best online games and for developing hugely popular, high quality, accessible, free-to-play games and for providing an unbeatable community experience for millions of players around the world. Jagex has developed and self-published over 40 online titles, including the world's most popular free multiplayer online game, RuneScape.com.

 


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