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Room 8 Group Strengthens Leadership Team with Key Appointments

Room 8 Group Strengthens Leadership Team with Key Appointments

Room 8 Group, a global leader in external game development, announces two significant additions to its leadership team, marking a pivotal moment in the company’s continued growth and strategic evolution.

Sonia Lashand-Sedler Joins as Executive Board Member

In her role as Executive Board Member, Sonia will play a vital role in Room 8 Group’s growth and strategic development, focusing on the creation of strategic partnerships to bolster the company’s global market position.

I am honored to become a part of the Room 8 Group family and to contribute to its journey as an Executive Board Member. The game industry is at the forefront of entertainment and technology, and Room 8 Group’s dedication to excellence and innovation has positioned it as a true leader. I look forward to leveraging my experience and insights to help the company forge strategic partnerships, attract investments, and continue its impressive growth trajectory

Sonia Lashand-Sedler

Sonia brings over two decades of experience in leading and transforming organizations, having previously served as Group COO and Interim CEO at Keywords Studios and as a Senior Advisor to private equity firms. Her expertise includes advising on strategic investments in the gaming, entertainment, and tech services sectors. Sonia possesses a profound understanding of market dynamics, trends, and opportunities, with clear strategic vision.

It’s worth noting that Room 8 Group recently made some other key hires, including Jeaneane Falkler as Chief Revenue Officer, Julien Proux as the Executive Vice President of Art, and Nick Burns as the Head of Quality Assurance.

Ellis McCusker-Thompson Appointed Global Head of Marketing

In another strategic move, Room 8 Group has appointed Ellis McCusker-Thompson as the new Global Head of Marketing. With a rich background in communications, Ellis will be responsible for bringing Room 8 Group and its service lines to the forefront of the global game development community. Key responsibilities will include developing strategy for marketing and communications, enhancing customer experience, and driving market share growth.

I am delighted to join Room 8 Group at this pivotal stage. Room 8 Group’s commitment to creative innovation in game development really aligns with my love of marketing and storytelling, and I look forward to working closely with the team to boost our reputation in the industry

Ellis McCusker-Thompson

Before joining Room 8 Group, Ellis held the role of Global Marketing Director at Technicolor Creative Studios, known for delivering visual effects and production services to industry giants such as Nintendo, EA Sports, Riot Games, and Disney.

We are thrilled to welcome both Sonia and Ellis to Room 8 Group. Their extensive experience and transformative leadership will be instrumental in propelling our brand and services to new heights, ensuring that Room 8 Group remains agile and adaptable in an ever-changing market landscape

Anna Kozlova, CEO of Room 8 Group

The latest appointments represent Room 8 Group’s dedication to excellence, innovation, and strategic growth in the dynamic world of game development.

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