New hires in social games: GSN, Plumbee and Wooga

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Hiring in the mobile apps sector was up this week with seven new hires overall between three companies. Wooga reported the most activity with five new hires. The highest profile hire of the week was Andrew Pedersen, who joined GSN as Chief Studio Officer. Pedersen was previously President  & General Manager, Social Games at Tagged.

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  • Andrew Pedersen, Chief Studio Officer — Pedersen comes to GSN from Tagged, where he was Vice President & General Manager, Social Games.


  • Andrew Wakeling, Data Analyst — Wakeling joins Plumbee from Betfair where he was working as a data analyst for the last five years.


  • Riana McKeith, Game Artist — McKeith worked at PopCap before as an artist.
  • Alexandra Paun, Game Analyst — Paun was a junior analyst at Candole Partners before.
  • Samuel Kippelen, Player Experience Manager — Kippelen was formerly a customer support representative at Blizzard Entertainment.
  • Sukumar Yethadka, Engineer — Yethadka joined the team after completing an internship at Wooga.
  • Andreas Bundi, Recruiter — Bundi was previously a recruiter at the Engine Group.