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Swift Media Entertainment bolsters operations with personnel appointments

Swift Media Entertainment, the parent company of TSM FTX, esports coaching app Blitz and ICON Agency, has announced multiple appointments.  Woo Kim, formerly of native advertising company Nativo, will serve as Swift's...
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Version1 promotes Annie Scott Riley and Jake Trobaugh

North American esports organisation Version1 has announced the promotion of senior staff members Annie Scott Riley and Jake Trobaugh. Scott Riley, the organisation's former VP of Marketing and Creative, has been promoted to the...
Esports movers and shakers Jan 2022

Esports Movers and Shakers: January 2022

Each month, ESI compiles the period’s most significant esports movers and shakers. January's round-up features personnel changes from the likes of Tencent, BIG, Evil Geniuses and BLAST, among others.  Here are the...
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Michelle Van der Wilk-Rouhof named Newzoo CEO

Peter Warman, Co-Founder and former CEO of games and esports analytics firm Newzoo, has announced he’s handing over company leadership to Commercial Director Michelle Van der Wilk-Rouhof. On LinkedIn, Warman revealed that...

Dignitas signs NFL player Boston Scott to its Rocket League team

North American esports organisation Dignitas has announced the signing of Philadelphia Eagles running back Boston Scott as a substitute and content creator for its Rocket League team. The professional NFL player will be...
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LDN UTD names Connor Ball as Co-owner

London-based esports organisation LDN UTD has announced The Vamps bass guitarist Connor Ball as its new Co-owner. According to a release, Ball has 'personally invested' in the organisation and will become a member of its strategic...
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Michael Brancato departs Twitch to join Chess.com as VP of Esports

Michael Brancato, formerly of streaming platform Twitch, has joined Chess.com as its Vice President of Esports.  Prior to joining the online chess platform, Brancato spent over five years at Twitch where he...

EXCEL Co-Founder Kieran Holmes-Darby joins Formula E

EXCEL Esports Co-founder Kieran Holmes-Darby has been appointed as Formula E's Gaming Director.  As part of his role, Holmes-Darby will oversee upcoming gamified experiences for Formula E and will help grow the electric...
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GameSquare appoints Lauren Baines as Head of European Sales

GameSquare Esports, the parent company of Complexity Gaming and Code Red Esports, has appointed Lauren Baines as its new Head of European Sales. In her new role, Baines will oversee the company’s...
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Tencent Games appoints Daniel Sanders as Global Marketing Lead

Former Red Bull executive Daniel Sanders has announced his departure from the company to become Tencent Games' Senior Global Marketing Lead. According to Sanders' LinkedIn post, he will oversee esports marketing at Tencent...