Video game company Riot Games has announced the appointment of Jason Bunge as Chief Marketing Officer. In the new position, Mr. Bunge will lead the company’s marketing, product publishing and global channel strategy departments.
“Jason’s proven track record of deploying and sustaining games and his deep understanding of players are exactly the combination we were looking for in a CMO,” said Riot Games President of Worldwide Publishing Jin Oh. “We knew we needed to find someone who connects with players and has demonstrated success in executing innovative campaigns. On behalf of everyone at Riot, we are excited to have Jason join the team as we continue to engage players across all our titles in deeply resonant ways.”
Mr. Bunge has more than 20 years of experience in marketing, with particular expertise in gaming and technology sectors. He comes to Riot Games from Electronic Arts (EA), where, as SVP of Brand Management and Marketing, he helped to launch a new IP, and oversee its game portfolio of more than 20 global titles.
“I'm thrilled to join Riot, a company with an unwavering commitment to players and one of the leaders in gaming and entertainment,” said Mr. Bunge. “Through our growing portfolio of games and immersive storytelling, I’m looking forward to working with all of the passionate and creative Rioters around the world. Together, we’ll deliver truly holistic brand experiences that constantly strive to raise player expectations.”