Leading global esports platform Challengermode today announced the appointment of Sutor Su as Senior Publisher, and Moacyr Amorosino as Game Developer Relations Manager as part of its initiative to build closer relationships with game developers in the esports space, and bolster the games offered on the platform.
Sutor Su joins Challengermode from Happy Elements, a leading interactive entertainment company in Asia focused on developing, operating and monetising online mobile games. His last 12 years of working in the games industry include a period as Head of Regional Business Development at EA Chillingo, building the EA subsidiary’s shanghai team from the group up, and introducing overseas games to the Chinese market.
Moacyr Amorosino brings more than 20 years of experience in the technology and gaming sectors to his new role as Game Developer Relations Manager at Challengermode, which includes roles at Valid, Xbox, Samsung, Brightstar, Nokia and Claro. He joins Challengermode from his position as Head of Gaming at Brazilian consumer electronics company Positivo Technology, where he oversaw the creation and execution of business plans for gaming, PC and related services.
Robel Efrem, CEO at Challengermode, said: “We are delighted to be bringing Sutor and Moacyr on board as we continue to expand our offering for Publishers and Game Developers to ensure Challengermode is at the forefront of competitive gaming tech. We are thrilled to have such talent strengthening the team and the caliber of these hires is a sign of things to come for Challengermode – both in terms of our expansion into exciting new esports markets, and in working directly with game developers to establish their own esports scenes for their competitive multiplayer games.”
Both Sutor and Moacyr will be responsible for establishing relationships with game developers and publishers, and driving business opportunities with Challengermode’s core partners to increase game engagement and bring new content to the platform. These hires signal a global drive to expand the Challengermode platform by working directly with game creators, and will contribute to the continued growth of the business.