Riot Games appoints Marc Merrill as President of Games

Former CEO Marc Merill will oversee the R&D department as well as current and future projects
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Riot Games announced that it has appointed Marc Merill as President of Games.

Riot Games has appointed Marc Merrill as President of Games to oversee all current and future projects. The news was announced on Twitter by current Riot Games CEO Nicolo Laurent. Merrill will take over League of Legends, Wild Rift, Teamfight Tactics, Legends of Runeterra, and other titles to be announced in the future.

In addition to the new role, Merrill will also be responsible for overseeing the studio’s R&D plans in the future. Merrill Co-Founded Riot Games with Brandon Beck in 2006, and the duo worked with him as CEO until 2017, when current CEO Laurent stepped in.

Laurent said that Riot is always doing more in the field of esports and entertainment, and the most critical part of this company created for gamers will always be games and added;

“It’s already a privilege to work at a company where the founders are still deeply engaged years after they’ve passed the baton on leading day-to-day operations. Now it’s such an honour to see Merrill step into the most critical leadership role in Riot’s new chapter.”

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