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Sumo Digital expands studio management team

UK developer Sumo Digital has announced the arrival of five new members to its studio management team as it prepares to expand into new offices in Sheffield and Nottingham.  David Wilton joins the board as group CFO and will report directly to Sumo Group CEO Carl Cavers, while Gary Dunn …

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Sony’s Andrew House to step down as president and global CEO

Sony has announced a major reshuffle of its executive management team that will see Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Andrew House step down from his role as president and global CEO and deputy president John Kodera take his place as president and CEO with immediate effect. House, who joined Sony in 1990 …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: PlayStation UK, PC Gamer, AskAboutGames and more

In this week’s roundup: PlayStation UK appoints new product managers, PC Gamer has a new deputy editor, Will Freeman becomes editor atAskAboutGames and Venatus Media hires publisher relationship manager and business development manager. PlayStation UK PlayStation UK is pleased to welcome Gameloft’s Toby Dawson (pictured above, left) as product manager on the software …

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Twitch hires Maker Studios’ Kendra Johnson

Twitch has appointed Maker Studios’ Kendra Johnson as its new general manager of global content and development and emerging markets. She will now be responsible for the social video platforms’ global content acquisition efforts while growing its business in both the Latin America and Asia Pacific regions. She will also …

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IGDA names Jen MacLean as its new interim executive director

The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) has named Jen MacLean its interim executive director. Her appointment follows the departure of former executive director Kate Edwards, who stepped downat the end of June before joining mental health charity Take This. In MacLean’s new role, she will continue to work closely with …

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Twitch appoints new EMEA director of commerce

Twitch has appointed Wargaming.net’s Rahim Attaba as its new director of commerce for the EMEA region, the company has announced. In his new role, Attaba will report to VP of gamer commerce Matt McCloskey and be responsible for growing the platform’s economic activity in EMEA, with a special focus on …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Green Man Gaming, Sold Out, PlayStack and more

In this week’s roundup: Green Man Gaming hires new performance marketing EVP, Ukie’s Blackwell becomes theMayor of London’s first chief digital officer, a new marketing director arrives at Sold Out, PlayStack gets new COO and board director,Koch Media’s Scarborough joins Improbable and Ukie welcomes three new members. Green Man Gaming …

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Sony’s Charlie Hasdell joins PlayStack as creative director

UK publisher PlayStack has hired Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe’s Charlie Hasdell as its new creative director. Hasdell brings more than two decades worth of experience to the role, including his time as one of the key creatives on the multimillion-selling SingStar franchise. Harvey Elliott, CEO of PlayStack, said: Charlieis an …

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Green Man Gaming appoints new performance marketing EVP

Green Man Gaming has appointed Paul Turner as its new performance marketing EVP. In his new role, he will be responsible for ramping up Green Man Gaming’s international digital marketing campaigns as it expands its localised websites into new regions. He will also be in charge of driving international traffic …

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Ukie’s Theo Blackwell appointed as Mayor’s first chief digital officer for London

Ukie’s former head of public affairs Theo Blackwell has been appointed by the Mayor of London as his new chief digital officer. The position, which is the first of its kind, will see Blackwell play a leading role in realising the Mayor’s ambition to make London the world’s smartest city, …

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