Earlier this week it was announced that Cryptic Studios CEO John Needham was stepping down to "pursue other gaming options". Gazillion Entertainment has announced that Needham has been named its new CEO. Gazillion has published LEGO Universe, is working on Marvel Superhero Squad Online and Jumpgate Evolution among other projects.
“John’s leadership has been key to the commercial success of several of the most recognized MMO franchises in North America, “ said Rob Hutter, Founder and now Chairman of Gazillion. “I look forward to an exciting road ahead as John applies his considerable talents to the goals and vision of Gazillion.”
“We’re thrilled to welcome John to Gazillion,” said David Brevik, President and COO of Gazillion Entertainment. “John has an excellent reputation within the industry along with a deep understanding of the online gaming business. His knowledge and skills are a perfect match with the executive staff here.”
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Source: Email press release