Reliance Entertainment Digital’s game division Jump Games, a leading international publisher and developer mobile games, apps, and content, has brought on board Eric Marlow as Vice President in charge of their Global Studios. Marlow is a veteran when it comes to the game development. He has more than 13 years in the games industry, with additional work in strategy at management consulting firm Coopers & Lybrand (now PricewaterhouseCoopers).
Eric joins Jump Games from Zynga, where he was an Executive Producer responsible for leadership and direction of Mafia Wars, one of their most respected franchises. Marlow has also worked with notable UK-based developer Kuju Entertainment where he spearheaded their foray into Asia and led their operations in the Philippines as their President and Head of Studio.
Marlow will oversee the current slate of development projects underway, chart the company’s growth into new regions, and expand the product portfolio by enhancing the company’s relationship with 3rd party developers.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Manish Agarwal, CEO, Reliance Entertainment Digital said, “We at Jump Games welcome Eric on board. He has uniquely distinguished himself as one of a handful of videogame executives with true multi-regional experience. His knowledge of the industry will be critical for us to develop world class products and tap the mobile gaming opportunities worldwide. With his addition to the team, we are confident of adding many more games to the current lists of successes which Jump has seen in last 18 months e.g. Real Steel, F1 2011, etc.”.
Speaking on his appointment, Marlow said, “I am honored to be a part of Jump Games. Enhancing their global presence is a great opportunity, and I am particularly interested with their association with Reliance Entertainment and their fantastic IP. I am looking forward to the great games that will result”.
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