Angry Birds Creator Rovio Appoints New India Boss
Angry Birds Creator Rovio has reported the arrangement of Anurag Sachdeva as the new Country Director for India and South Asia. Beforehand he served as Rovio’s Associate Director, Business Development for India and Southeast Asia. Sachdeva replaces Antti Ohrling, who left Rovio to turn into the Chief Operating Officer at open versatile OS creator Jolla, as indicated by his LinkedIn profile.
In spite of the fact that Rovio has had a vicinity in India for more than two years, excepting its vicinity at neighborhood occasions, for example, Nasscom Game Developers Conference and Pocket Gamer Connects, there’s been little for the organization to discuss. In the past the organization declared that nearby engineers could make a cricket diversion utilizing the Angry Birds IP yet in this way, nothing appears to have left it.
As indicated by an announcement discharged to the media, Sachdeva will concentrate on merging Rovio’s vicinity in the business and in addition oversee telco relations for South East Asia, all while attempting to grow the organization’s business base.
“Anurag has ended up being an advantage directing the development of Rovio in this imperative business sector,” says Alex Lambeek, Rovio’s Chief Commercial Officer. “He conveys significant experience to our Flock’s initiative in South Asia and he will be vital to helping us raise our diversion considerably promote in the locale. We anticipate working intently with Anurag and supporting him in this new voyage.”
This denote the third as of late change in a prominent gaming organization in the nation. Manish Agarwal CEO of Reliance Games left to join Nazara while Anshumani Ruddra, studio head at Tiny Mogul quit to join wellbeing startup Practo. With Ohrling clearing a path for Sachdeva, it will be intriguing to check whether the Finnish-based diversion producer figures out how to make any progress in India.