Whalen Rozelle promoted to Head of Global Esports Operations at Riot Games

Game developer Riot Games announced today that the former Senior Director of Global Esports and Global Head of VALORANT Esports, Whalen Rozelle, has been promoted to Head of Global Esports Operations. Whalen...

Dan Cates joins QLASH as investor

European esports organisation QLASH has announced American professional poker player Dan ‘Jungleman’ Cates as its latest investor. Cates is the latest notable name to invest in the organisation. He joins the likes...

Jackson Dahl departs 100 Thieves

Jackson Dahl, who was part of the founding team for North American esports organisation 100 Thieves, has departed the company. Dahl announced the news of his departure on social media earlier this...

Dennis ‘Thresh’ Fong joins Juked advisory board

Esports-focused social media network Juked.gg has welcomed Dennis 'Thresh' Fong to its advisory board. Fong will serve as one of the advisors to Juked's executive team and will work closely with the...

Esports Movers and Shakers: October 2021

Each month, ESI compiles the period’s most significant esports movers and shakers. October's round-up features personnel changes from the likes of Team Vitality, Riot Games, Fnatic, CLG and Complexity Gaming, among...

Complexity Gaming announces two new executive hires

North American esports organisation Complexity Gaming has announced two new executive hires as the company looks to bolster its global expansion efforts and diversify its offering for fans. As a result, Olly...

Riot Games appoints Francine Li as VP of Brand Management and Marketing

Francine Li, formerly of Netflix, has been appointed as the new Vice President of Brand Management and Marketing for game developer Riot Games. Li will be tasked with building a portfolio of brand...

Mobile Premier League hires Matt McCloskey to lead US expansion

Mobile esports platform Mobile Premier League (MPL) has appointed Matt McCloskey to oversee the company's growth and strategies as it expands into the United States. McCloskey joins MPL as its new Vice President and...

Tomas Lyckedal and Nicklas Andersson named Black Molly Entertainment part-owners

Esports production company and digital agency Black Molly Entertainment (BME) has named Tomas Lyckedal and Nicklas Andersson, both formerly of DreamHack, as Part-owners.  According to the release, Lyckedal will become BME's Head...

University of Warwick fills two new esports positions

The University of Warwick has appointed Jack Fenton as its inaugural Head of Esports and Elenore Li as the educational establishment's Esports Centre Coordinator. The two new roles are part of the university’s...