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SGN appoints new San Francisco GM

Melissa Bachman-Wood makes move from Kixeye

Cookie Jam developer SGN has a new general manager of its San Francisco studio, Melissa Bachman-Wood.

"The mobile gaming industry has grown exponentially, and SGN is a leading developer of top titles," she said.

"This is a tremendous opportunity to bring my background creating and managing successful games to one of the fastest growing companies in the industry."

Bachman-Wood previously spent three years with Backyard Monsters studio Kixeye and almost four with Backbone Entertainment. She was also development director on EA franchise The Sims.

"Melissa is a gaming industry expert. Developing one of the world's most successful franchises -- The Sims -- she has firsthand knowledge of how to create, scale and globalize social games," said CEO Chris DeWolfe.

"With her leadership, our Bay Area studio will continue to thrive."

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