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New head of games for Paramount

Eidos vet John Kavanagh to grow licensing and development opportunities

Paramount Digital Entertainment has appointed John Kavanagh as senior vice president of videogames.

Kavanagh previously established Kuju America and was VP of product development at Eidos, where he signed franchises such as Deus Ex, Hitman and TimeSplitters.

"We are very excited to have someone as experienced as John come aboard to lead our videogame group," says Thomas Lesinski, president of Paramount Digital Entertainment.

"John brings a diverse array of global gaming experience that will help accelerate our efforts in the development and licensing of videogames."

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Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.