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Riot Global President A. Dylan Jadeja to Become CEO

IGN may reveal that Riot Games Global President A. Dylan Jadeja will succeed Nicolò Laurent as CEO later this year.

Jadeja joined Riot in 2011 as Chief Financial Officer, became Chief Operating Officer in 2014, and was named President in 2017. He is a credited advocate for several of Riot’s initiatives, including expanding its global publishing footprint, investing in esports, and creating Valorant. , and the launch of Arcane.

“What drew me to Riot many years ago was the authenticity of our mission, the enthusiasm of our global player community, and the passion that runs through every corner of the company,” Jaydeja said.

“This still holds true. Riot’s creative minds are so inspiring. There’s a real joy in what we do and who we’re doing it for, but it’s everywhere.” No, I’ve had the privilege of working with some of the smartest, most creative minds in the industry here at Riot, and the opportunity to lead this incredible team. I am honored to

Mr. Laurent will move into an advisory role after serving in a leadership role for the past 14 years. “After 14 years, three expatriates, and a successful expansion into new games, esports and entertainment, this is the perfect time for me to step away from my daily life at Riot and rebalance,” he said. Told.

“For many years I have wanted to spend more time on the personal side of my life, but I have been blessed with a strong leadership bench and successor to allow me to make this decision. We are very lucky to have this part of Riot’s story, and as we come to the end of this chapter, we are so grateful to have a wonderful leader, Dylan, to help us write the many chapters to come. I am proud.”

Riot is best known for League of Legends, but has recently made a strong presence in the eSports scene with Valorant. Netflix’s hit series Arcane, based on League of Legends, is set to release in 2021.

Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer and UK Deputy News Editor. He will talk about witchers all day long.

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