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Twitch hires Rahim Attaba as director of commerce EMEA

Attaba was previously Wargaming Alliance's global marketing director

Flaregames hires new head of brand management

Marja Konttinen brings experience as marketing director at Rovio to the German mobile company

TIGA accredits 17 university games courses in the UK

Staffordshire University had the highest employment rate, with 67% of graduates finding work in the industry

SpiritAI names new business development manager

Peter Alau joins as artificial intelligence specialist's first San Francisco hire

App Annie hires a CFO, promotes a new president

Sujan Jain joins the company from Couchbase, App Annie's former CRO Ted Krantz now second-in-command as new president

Devcom's head of content leaves for Ludicious

Tobias Kopka was also director of Aruba Events' Quo Vadis and Respawn conferences

Oculus names new head of marketing

Rebecca Van Dyck returns to Facebook after six months away, previously handled consumer and brand marketing

Rod Humble takes the reins at TinyCo

Former Sims head calling the shots at Jam City studio behind Avengers Academy and Futurama: World of Tomorrow

By Brendan Sinclair

Jobs roundup: Mayor of London hires former UKIE exec

Nomadic hires EA veteran, Reto-Moto names new CEO, Monumental Sports recruits esports director and more

By James Batchelor

EA veteran Jim Preston joins VR firm Nomadic

Preston is one of three strategic hires, brings experience from eye-tracking firm FOVE

Green Man Gaming hires EVP of performance marketing

Paul Turner brings marketing experience from the online retail and online gambling sectors

Glu Mobile lays off dozens

Restructuring cited for termination of 46 developers, departure of CTO Tim Wilson, closure of Long Beach studio, cancellation of Car Town Racing

By Brendan Sinclair

London gets first ever chief digital officer

Mayor Sadiq Khan's appointment of Theo Blackwell will help to further the city as a "global tech hub"

Tomonobu Itagaki steps down as Valhalla Game Studios' director

Dead or Alive creator will move to "prime advisor" role, and offer help to young developers outside the company

Hibernum lays off majority of staff

Montreal developer begins selling off assets as it enters a "transitional period"

By Brendan Sinclair

Reto-Moto brings on Jean-Marc Broyer as CEO

Broyer will lead the Danish studio as it expands Heroes & Generals internationally

John Davison to lead media for N3twork

Mobile games company brings on former Glixel leader to oversee media products and content

AIAS names 2017 scholarship recipients

Five students selected for Randy Pausch, Mark Beaumont and WomenIn scholarships

Jobs roundup: Guerrilla Games' Angie Smets joins GDC board

Sony UK losing marketing director, promotion and departure at DeltaDNA, senior hires at esports VC and more

By James Batchelor

Sony UK marketing boss Rich Keen departing in November

Exec leaving “to pursue another opportunity in the industry”

By James Batchelor

DeltaDNA promotes former Hubble astrophysicist to Chief Strategy Officer

Dr Isaac Roseboom takes on newly created role at analytics firm

Paradox hires Hearts of Iron, Cities: Skylines composer as head of music

Tobias Gustavsson will develop "new ways to integrate music and game experiences" as part of his role

Blizzard to launch "global diversity and inclusion initiative"

Mike Morhaime wants to raise number of women and "under-represented minority groups" working at the company

By Matthew Handrahan

Unity adds first independent board members

Workday CFO Robynne Sisco and Affirm CEO Max Levchin join Unity's board of directors

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