Jagex has announced that David Solari has joined the online company as the Chief Marketing Officer. Having worked at Codemasters for 14 years and having managed online titles like Lord of the Rings Online, Dungeons and Dragons Online, Archlord and RF Online as Vice President and General Manager of Codemasters Online Gaming, he will shift his focus to Jagex MMO titles like RuneScape.

“Having worked in the digital games space for many years, I have followed Jagex’s incredible success and growth with great interest,” said Solari. “The company’s strength in pioneering free-to-play browser games is inspiring. This role presents a huge and exciting challenge for me. I can’t wait to get started and I’m really looking forward to working with this terrific team as we drive toward our goal of making Jagex the online entertainment destination in the years to come.

“It’s with great pleasure that I welcome David to the Jagex family,” added Jagex CEO Mark Gerhard. “David’s leadership, online experience, gravitas and passion for games will help fortify an already successful team. On a personal note, David is an all-around great guy and a perfect match for Jagex DNA.”