Former Jagex CEO Rod Cousens has been appointed co-CEO of writer Huuuge Video games.
Cousens was already a member of the Huuuge board of administrators, however will now assist fellow co-CEO and Huuuge founder Anton Gauffin as the corporate seeks to bolster its publishing portfolio and develop new titles in-house.
Huuuge payments itself as a worldwide free-to-play writer and developer, and presently employes over 600 folks throughout 9 places of work world wide.
Commenting on the choice to rent Cousens, who earlier than becoming a member of Jagex served as CEO of Codemasters, Gauffin mentioned the transfer will grant the corporate “further firepower.”
Notably, Gauffin additionally outlined plans to “discover the potential of innovation in gaming, particularly Web3 and blockchain applied sciences,” and instructed Cousens’ expertise would assist with these ventures.
“Rod has been a long-term advisor and board member of Huuuge,” continued Gauffin. “His 35+ years of expertise as a gaming government are unparalleled, and I’m very excited to be partnering with Rod and dealing alongside him and the remainder of the crew to take Huuuge to the following stage.”