Here are some of the top personnel moves in marketing last week. Our congratulations to these people taking on new challenges!
- Rocco Scandizzo will be the managing director of Psyop Games, accepting the role after more than two years as a video games agent for the Creative Artists Agency. Find out more here.
- Jenny Richards-Stewart has been appointed CEO of Women In Games Jobs, the non-profit organization dedicated to promoting gender balance and equality in the games industry. Find out more here.
- Former EA executive Nick Earl is now the boss of worldwide studios at the the free-to-play mobile developer, Kabam. Find out more here.
- Jessica Schell has joined Warner Bros. Home Entertainment as its executive VP and general manager, film. A longtime executive at Universal Pictures, Schell offers extensive digital experience at a time that studios are overhauling their approach to home entertainment. Find out more here.
- Omnia Media, a YouTube multi-channel network focused on music, gaming, and style content, has named Chris Yates its new vice president of monetization. Find out more here.
- GoPro has hired veteran media executive Zander Lurie as GoPro’s first senior vice president of media. Find out more here.
- Multichannel network StyleHaul, which is being acquired by RTL Group in a deal worth up to $200 million, has hired Noel Mika Bahamon to head up e-commerce strategy and consumer-product development. Find out more here.
- Netflix has hired Larry Tanz, CEO of Vuguru, the digital studio owned by former Walt Disney CEO Michael Eisner, as VP of content acquisition for Europe later this year, based in Los Angeles. Find out more here.
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