Ngmoco has announced that Michael Staskin has been named the company’s new chief marketing officer. The veteran of Italian gaming and lottery company Sisal SpA and toy company Mattel, and will oversee all marketing duties such as the continuing launch and development of mobile gaming platform Mobage in the West.

“Michael is a world-class marketer who has managed some of the world’s biggest brands on a global scale,” said Ngmoco CEO Neil Young. “His ability to create value for real and virtual goods around the world makes him a remarkable addition to Ngmoco’s executive team. We’re thrilled to welcome him aboard.”