Warner appoints new Seattle studios boss

Former Microsoft Game Studios executive Laura Fryer to oversee Monolith and Snowblind
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Warner Interactive has appointed Laura Fryer as general manager of its Seattle studios.

Fryer's new position sees her in charge of Warner Interactive's internal development studios Monolith Productions, who made F.E.A.R 2: Project Origin, and Snowblind Studios.

“Laura’s extensive career demonstrates her great understanding of the process and her ability to innovatively grow our development studios,” said Samantha Ryan, Warner Interactive's senior vice president. “Utilising her expertise to direct our Seattle studios in several key areas, we are looking forward to developing quality games under her leadership in the most efficient ways.”

Fryer was one of the first member of Microsoft Game Studios, and brings extensive experience from her time as executive producer, shipping titles across the Xbox and Windows platforms.