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Reliance Entertainment names Amit Khanduja as CEO, Reliance Games

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Digital | May 29, 2015
Khanduja is presently serving as COO of the company, and will take over from Manish Agarwal, outgoing CEO.

Reliance Entertainment has announced the appointment of Amit Khanduja as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Reliance Games, effective June 1, 2015. He is presently serving as COO of the company, and will take over from Manish Agarwal, outgoing CEO.

Amit Khanduja

Amitabh Jhunjhunwala

Khanduja has more than 20 years of experience in mobile and digital media with specific focus on consumer marketing, product development, developer evangelism and digital monetisation. Prior to joining Reliance Group, he held executive positions at Sun Microsystems and Hewlett Packard.

Amitabh Jhunjhunwala, group managing director, Reliance Group, says, "Amit is a proven leader, and has built a strong foundation for innovation and growth. I am confident that under his leadership, we will chart a promising new phase of success in the global mobile and digital gaming space."

On his new role, Khanduja adds, "I am deeply honoured to take this role and lead the team on an exciting journey, both in the global and fast growing domestic markets. We have been on the forefront of delivering great consumer experiences on digital platforms over the past 36 months, and will continue on the growth path with renewed focus on new innovations and market expansions in this space."

Reliance Games is one of the most successful Indian game developers and publishers, with more than 200 million downloads across its titles like Real Steel, Pacific Rim, Hunger Games - Catching Fire, Panem Run, Dancing with the Stars, etc.

With an extensive slate of 10 games scheduled to launch globally, Reliance Games is well poised for continued success in global markets, especially North America and Western Europe. Reliance Games has also announced a new market expansion strategy to gain share in the burgeoning domestic market.

Reliance Group, led by chairman, Anil Ambani, is among India's leading business houses, with a leadership position in telecommunications, power, infrastructure, financial services, and media and entertainment.

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