Randy Breen has been named SGN’s chief executive officer. Founder and now-former CEO Shervin Pishevar is moving to the executive chairman role, the company said today. Breen was hired five months ago at the social,
The move caps a 20-year-plus game industry career for Breen who will now oversee all aspects of the company including
game production, business development, strategy, marketing and
“Working with Shervin and the team over the past five months has exceeded all of my expectations coming into the company,” Breen said in a statement. “I’ve witnessed the birth of EA and Lucas Arts’ gaming business, but I’ve never seen such an immense opportunity in gaming as SGN has ahead of it.”
SGN entered into the
Said Pishevar: “Over the last five months, Randy has done an incredible job leading the company and I look forward to continuing to work closely with him. “With the industry preparing for explosive growth this year — resulting from massive expansion in the
Breen brings over two decades of industry gaming experience to SGN, including fifteen years at Electronic Arts. Starting off in production roles, Breen moved into the lead executive producer and creative director position for EA. His next five years were spent at LucasArts Entertainment, a subsidiary of LucasFilm, as vice president of product development where he helped build and scale their gaming business.
To date, SGN has secured $15 million in a single round of funding and has expanded globally, now with more than 100 employees worldwide.
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