Dovetail Games has expanded its management team with two new senior appointments. Lizzie Wilding joins as vice president of publishing while Simon Bull has been appointed as flight business director.
Wilding has 18 years of experience in the videogames industry, having previously worked for the likes of EA, NaturalMotion and Jagex. She has extensive experience in product publishing, product marketing and digital publishing, as well as live service experience on PC, console and mobile. She has also championed several developing and growing online gaming communities.
Wilding commented: I’m thrilled to be joining Dovetail Games. There is such strong investment in the excellent products Dovetail already offers and I’m really looking forward to spearheading the development of Dovetail Live with its exciting content technology. I’m confident that Dovetail Live is going to become a revolutionary new destination for the simulation communities.”
Bull, meanwhile, will oversee publishing activity on all the company’s flight franchises. He previously worked as an independent brand strategy consultant for NCSOFT, and has also spent ten years working at EA in various marketing and third party partnership roles, working on AAA brands such as Battlefield, Lord of the Rings, Crysis, Rock Band and Portal.
Bull stated, This is an exciting time to be joining Dovetail Games and I’m looking forward to working with the team to help grow the flight simulation business. We want flight sim enthusiasts to consider Dovetail Games’ flight products as the number one destination when it comes to investing in and enjoying their hobby.”
Jon Rissik, chief operating officer at Dovetail Games added: "It gives me great pleasure to welcome both Lizzie and Simon as key hires to the Dovetail team. I’ve known them both for many years and have always appreciated the intelligent insight and commitment they bring to projects. These are exciting times for the business and with Lizzie and Simon on board the future looks brighter still.”