Reliance Entertainment Digital’s game division, Jump Games, has appointed Eric Marlow as Vice President in charge of their Global Studios. At Jump Games, he will oversee the developments of current projects and work on company’s relationship with third party developers.
Prior to joining Jump Games, Marlow worked at Zynga, where he was an Executive Producer and handled game titles such as Mafia Wars. Marlow has also worked with UK-based developer Kuju Entertainment where he helped them expand their operations in Asia and led their operations in the Philippines as their President and Head of Studio.
Jump Games is an International developer and publisher of mobile games, apps and content. The company develops content across wireless platforms and its catalogue includes titles like Ben 10 , Putt- Putt Golf 3D , Chotta Bheem , ICC World Cup. Jump also provides IP’s for leading Hollywood and Bollywood studio’s like DreamWorks Production, Tom Hank’s Playtone, Excel Entertainment, FoxStar , Big Pictures ,etc.
Fleishman-Hillard, a PR agency has appointed communications veteran Riitu Chugh as a senior vice president and digital strategist at the company. Chugh will be based in New Delhi and will be responsible for the digital agency’s overall business across India.
Chugh has previously worked worked with advertising companies such as Chaitra/Leo Burnett, Hakuhodo Percept and Interone Resonance-BBDO. In 2008, she joined Hungama Digital and then moved to Digitas India.
Fleishman-Hillard Inc., a communications firms, provides integrated solutions to organizations. Based in St. Louis, the firm operates throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America through its 80 owned offices.
PayPal has announced that it has appointed Lawrence Chan as PayPal’s vice president, covering its Asia Pacific New Ventures organization. He will also serve as general manager for PayPal’s Southeast Asia and India business. Chan will be based in Singapore and lead the regional business strategy, sales, partnerships and merchant adoption of PayPal’s payment solutions from mobile to digital goods to PayPal Here (PayPal’s mobile PoS product).
Prior to joining PayPal, Chan worked at American Express International in various regional and international leadership roles, most recently, as the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Global Payment Option (Asia, Europe & Africa). Apart from that, he has also worked with American International Assurance, Bank of America, and Visa International.
Prior to this appointment, Deepti Jalota was the National Category Manager (Advertising & Online), Microsoft India, where she was responsible for the digital media ad sales of MSN and Windows Live. Before that, she served as the Associate Vice President (Media Sales) for Carwale.com. She’s also had stints at Yahoo India, Mediascope Publicitas, Crayons Advertising Ltd, and FCB Ulka.
Prior to joining StepOut, Menon worked with 2Win group at various positions including Business Development Team, Headsales, Director – Operations, & COO at contest2win, and latest being Director-Business at Games2win. Raj Menon still owns his stakes in the 2Win group. He has also worked with AC Nielsen ORG MARG as a management trainee.
By Apurva Chaudhary and Vikas SN