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Maria Redin named president and CEO of Modern Times Group | Jobs Roundup

Andrea Wong joins Roblox board of directors, and Grzegorz Kania is the new CFO at Huuuge Group

It can be difficult keeping track of the various comings and goings in the games industry, which is why we compile them in semi-regular round-ups.

If you have new appointments or transitions in your company that belong here, please send the names of the appointees, new role and company, and prior role and company to newhires@gamesindustry.biz.

Maria Redin | President and CEO | Modern Times Group

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Maria Redin

Maria Redin has been appointed to the role of group president and CEO following the July resignation of Jorgen Madsen Lindemann, who will remain on as an adviser until the end of his notice period.

Redin previously served as the CFO and has been on the MTG executive team since 2015.

She originally joined MTG in 2004 as a management trainee, and has held a number of roles since then including CEO of MTG's former gaming services company, Bet24, before it was sold in 2012.

Her former role as CFO will be filled by former EVP of communications and investor relations Lars Torstensson.

Andrea Wong | Board of directors | Roblox

Roblox has named former president of international production for Sony Pictures Television Andrea Wong to its board of directors.

Wong has also served as president and CEO of Lifetime Networks, as well as executive vice president for alternative programming, specials, and late night at ABC.

She currently serves on a number of boards, including Liberty Media Corporation and Hudson's Bay Company, and is a governor of the British Film Institute.

Grzegorz Kania | Chief financial officer | Huuuge Group

Mobile developer and publishing group Huuuge Group has named former Agora SA CFO Grzegorz Kania to its own CFO role.

Kania joins Huuuge after nearly three years at Agora, and has also served as CFO of Polish newspaper publisher Ringier Axel Springer Polska, and deputy CFO of TV and broadband company UPC Polska.

Other recent appointments around the industry include:

TQ Jefferson | Chief product officer | Survios
Previously: Vice president, Disney's Games & Interactive Experiences Group

Michael Medrano | Vice president of marketing | Survios
Previously: Marketing director, PUBG Corporation

Bertrand Levy | Global vice president of partnerships | The Sandbox
Previously: Global vice president, Universal Music

Lucy Boxall | Director of communications | Creative Assembly
Previously: Head of communications, Creative Assembly

Christian Reshöft | Chief product officer | InnoGames
Previously: Studio director, InnoGames

Barbara Messing | CMO and employee experience officer | Roblox
Previously: SVP and CMO, Walmart

Mark Rasoul | Vice president, marketing | 100 Thieves
Previously: Brand marketing director, Call of Duty esports, Activision Blizzard

Jeremy Azevedo | Vice president, content | 100 Thieves
Previously: Head of gaming programming, IGN (Still in role)

Julie Van | Vice president, people | 100 Thieves
Previously: Vice president of people and culture, Lucky Strike Entertainment

Eugene Wu | Brand partnerships executive, esports | UTA
Previously: Senior manager of global partnerships, Activision Blizzard

Michael Wombwell | Board of directors | Boss Bunny Games
Currently: CEO, Devco

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