Owain Walbyoff becomes managing director at Endemol Games
The Endemol UK division of multi-platform entertainment producer Endemol has announced that Owain Walbyoff has been promoted to the position of managing director of its Endemol Games business.
Walbyoff previously served as commercial director of Endemol Games and will now replace the outgoing Jurian van der Meer, who was recently appointed as commercial director of Endemol Netherlands.
In his new role, Walbyoff will oversee the licensing and monetising of Endemol and third-party entertainment properties.
Walbyoff first joined Endemol Games in 2009 as head of business development before being promoted to commercial director in January 2013.
Lucas Church, chief executive officer for Endemol UK, said: “Owain has great creative and commercial talent and his experience and expertise in the gaming sphere make him the ideal person to lead Endemol Games into the next phase of growth.”