The former global HR director for software firm Unify has bolstered German developer Innogames.
Dr Andreas-Michael Giesa was at Unify for two and a half years, having formerly worked with Siemens and Pfizer.
He joins Tribal Wars and Forge of Empires creator Innogames as director of human resources.
Giesa’s hiring follows the recent appointment of CFO Markus Lipp.
"Innogames is one of the most attractive and innovative employers in Germany," said Giesa.
"I look forward to actively shaping the future of such a dynamically growing company.
“The games industry itself is undeniably appealing and I am looking forward to the young, international team."