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Riot Games: 14 year Riot veteran and current CEO Nicolo Laurent is stepping down, the League of Legends maker announced last week. Laurent will be replaced by Dylan Jadeja, who steps up to the CEO role having been part of the Riot leadership team for over 10 years.
Nordeus: The Top Eleven maker has added a whopping 15 new faces at Nordeus across all disciplines in the last few weeks.
In game development there’s Katarina Dorđević (product manager), Sonja Grubor (game developer), Ivona Janjić (UX designer), Ivan Antonić (animator) and Tamara Perić (game designer).
In data and tools there’s Milica Mitić (user research trainee), Dragica Stojiljković (tools engineer), Stefan Marinković (data scientist), David Dukić (data scientist), Vladimir Jovin (site reliability engineer) and Stefan Marinkovic (data scientist).
And elsewhere at Nordeus there’s Nina Bjeljac (marketing trainee), Andela Bubanja (talent acquisition specialist), Jana Ikodinović (talent acquisition coordinator), Aleksa Savić (business analyst trainee) and Vedrana Gnjatić (HR partner).
Gram Games: Yohann Advikolanu has joined as senior game developer, and William Haumann is now game designer at the Zynga-owned outfit.
Advikolanu joins from his role as solutions architect at VR firm Holovis, and Haumann starts at Gram after two years at Halfbrick, where he was game designer and team lead.
Funplus: The State of Survival firm continues to expand its new studio in Barcelona with the appointment of Marc Castells as senior software developer. Castells joins from Omnidrone, and has also previously worked at Zitro, Freeverse.io and Scopely.
Bandai Namco Mobile: Lorena Saura Cuenca has joined the Barcelona studio as its new workplace and events manager. She joins from Tilting Point Barcelona, where she was workplace and culture manager.
Incrmntal: Hadar Telem has joined the measurement platform as director of product business operations. She moves over from Huuge Games, where she most recently served as director of marketing analytics. Telem has also previously worked as a business analyst at Playtika.
AppAgent: NCsoft and Gameforge veteran Toni Gloeckle has joined the marketing agency as head of creative studio.
My.Games: The War Robots and Rush Royale maker has appointed Eugenio Vitale as director of its premium games division. Vitale has previously worked at Plaion, Deep Silver, Ubisoft Blue Byte and Tragnarion studios.
Nefta: Game development veteran Elton Savio Britto has joined the web3 gaming platform as head of product. Britto has worked at an array of mobile game firms including Zynga, Bigpoint, Innogames, Goodgame, Metanomic and IndiGG, among others.