Rovio appoints new leader for the Games Business Unit

14.11.2018

Alexandre Pelletier-Normand has been appointed as the Executive Vice President of Rovio Entertainment's Games Business Unit and Member of Leadership Team.

Alexandre will be responsible for Rovio's game studios and game development and reports directly to Rovio's CEO, Kati Levoranta. Alexandre Pelletier-Normand will start in this role on January 2, 2019.

Alexandre Pelletier-Normand has broad experience in game development and management. He will join Rovio from Gameloft, where he spent 15 years in roles ranging from Programmer to Studio Head and culminating to the position of Executive Vice President in charge of games.

A Canadian citizen, Alexandre Pelletier-Normand has set up and managed game studios in the US, Canada, Vietnam, Argentina and Brazil; he will be moving with his family to Finland from France.

"We are happy to welcome Alexandre to Rovio and Finland. Known as a great leader with extensive industry experience, we are sure that Alexandre will bring fresh new ideas and practices to strengthen our game development.", says Kati Levoranta, CEO of Rovio Entertainment.

 "I'm delighted to join the Rovio family", says Alexandre Pelletier-Normand. "When we look at what the company accomplished in the past in both the quality of their games and on the Angry Birds brand, I'm excited by what the future will bring. I'm happy to have a role to play in the growth to come."

Alexander Pelletier-Normand has a Bachelor of Science Degree in mathematics and computer science from Sherbrooke University, Canada.

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