Mobile games jobs weekly: Rovio hires former Wargaming head, Kwalee expands in China, and Hutch looks to bolster team – Pocket Gamer.Biz

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Welcome to our new and improved regular article where we round-up the week’s big movers and shakers across the mobile games industry.

The focus of this weekly article will be to compile all of the big job appointments and departures in one easy to read place, alongside some standouts from our own jobs board and some useful articles for those job seeking at this time.

You can also catch up with all of the job news from last week right here.

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Movers and Shakers

Rovio hires Andy Muesse to head up its Stockholm studio

Mobile games specialist Rovio has appointed Andy Muesse as its new head of studio for Rovio Stockholm.

Before joining the Finnish company, Muesse worked for Wargaming, overseeing development and revenue for its mobile product teams.

Modern Times Group appoints Maria Redin as CEO

Modern Times Group has shaken up its executive team following the resignation of its president and CEO Jorgen Madsen Lindemann in July of this year.

The outfit’s former CFO Maria Redin has been tapped as his replacement, having joined the company’s management team back in 2015.

Studio news

Kwalee continues its expansion with a new office in China

Hypercasual developer Kwalee has continued its 2020 expansion as it sets up shop with a new office and team in China.

The Chinese arm aims to grow
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