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Every Monday, mobilegamer.biz brings you the latest job news from around the mobile games business. Here’s who’s moving where this week.

First up, another notable move over at PlayStation’s growing mobile division. Tencent’s former senior strategic partnerships and bizdev person Aaron Yang is now at PlayStation Studios Mobile serving as senior business development manager, licensing & platforms. He’ll now be working with the leadership team at PlayStation Mobile that includes Nicola Sebastiani, Kris Davis and Olivier Courtemanche.

Playtika has a new global brand manager, Anat Kanterewicz, who joins having served in senior marketing roles at Yandex and Verifone. 

At Hutch, there’s a new art director: Mischa van Andel, who has been working freelance for the last few years after serving in art leadership roles at Scopely, Socialpoint and Wargaming.

Jagex’s former head of project management Yen Hau has moved over to Avakin Life maker Lockwood Publishing as development director. 

PlayStation Mobile’s Aaron Yang, Playtika’s Anat Kanterewicz, Hutch’s Mischa van Andel, Lockwood’s Yen Hau. 

In Barcelona, Scopely’s new growth product manager is Marialejandra Rios, who moves over from GSN Games where she was live ops and monetisation manager. And at FunPlus, Marta Masachs Gonzalez is the new senior growth marketing manager, moving over from Impress.

Over in Canada, former Ludia, Behaviour and Square Enix Montreal live ops specialist David Molnar has moved to Mistplay, where he’s now senior live ops manager. 

There’s a new bizdev exec at Kwalee, Vikram Aditya Sharma, who will be working out of the company’s base in India. He has previously worked in bizdev at ZNet and helped with COVID-19 relief with India’s Center for Advocacy and Research.

Scopely’s Marialejandra Rios, FunPlus’ Marta Masachs Gonzalez, Mistplay’s David Molnar and Kwalee’s Vikram Aditya Sharma.

And as reported elsewhere last week, Gary Rosenfeld is now head of bizdev for Big Fish Games; Meta’s Sebastian Totté is now Xsolla’s senior country manager for UK, France and Benelux; and Scopely exec Mike DeLaet is now global head of digital gaming at Mattel.

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