Jagex appoints new executive staff

Jagex appoints new executive staff
Will Freeman

By Will Freeman

September 6th 2011 at 8:00AM

New COO and CMO assume roles at RuneScape developer

RuneScape development studio and publisher Jagex has appointed two new staff to senior positions.

Daniel Clough has now joined the team as chief operating officer, while Wendy Rosenthal has been appointed as the new chief marketing officer.

“I’m very excited to be taking on the role of chief operating officer,” said Clough, who previously held roles at Jagex from 2002 to 2009. “Jagex is well positioned to strengthen both its overall games portfolio and player community significantly, and I’m delighted to be able to play a part in making that happen.”

“I am really excited to be welcomed into the Jagex team,” added Rosenthal, who is to assume overall responsibility for marketing activity and building Jagex’s corporate and games brand.

“Jagex has been creating amazing games which entertain millions of people across the world for the last ten years. This in itself is a very exciting prospect from a marketing perspective. The company is continuing to invest in great game content for RuneScape and developing and growing other titles, as well as focusing on marketing its amazing content.”

“Daniel and Wendy bring a huge weight of experience to Jagex’s leadership team,” concluded Jagex CEO Mark Gerhard.