Riot Games names Erin Wayne, former Twitch creator, as their first Global Head of Player Community. Along with Riot’s other titles, Wayne will be working to provide creative engagement with League of Legends and Valorant players.
Former HR senior vice president for The Walt Disney Company Julie Hodges has been hired by Blizzard as their Chief People Officer. Blizzard also snagged Sandeep Dube, formally senior vice president of revenue at Delta Airlines, as their new Chief Commercial Officer.
Publisher Digital Bros is set to open a new studio for game development, Nesting Games. The Quebec company, whose development team has previously worked with Call of Duty, will be focused on AAA content-driven single-player RPGs.