Wizard Games appoints Simon Jagdhar as Game Studio Director

NeoGames subsidiary Wizard Games has announced the appointment of Simon Jagdhar as its new Director of Game Studio.

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In his new role, Jagdhar will be in charge of overseeing the studio’s complete game production process to ensure the company caters properly to both market and consumer demand. He will also be responsible for leading development and enhancement, as well as for scaling up the company’s game production cycles to ensure quality.

His previous experience includes over 10 years in similar roles, as he was Senior Games Product Owner of Slots at NetEnt.

Jagdhar’s experience in games development has been targeted by Wizard Games as it brings new game titles to markets across Europe, LatAm, the US and Canada.

Joey Hurtado, Managing Director at Wizard Games, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Simon on board! With his know-how of the industry, he will play an instrumental part in further expanding our portfolio of titles that slot fans love to play.

“We have high hopes for the future and this appointment further highlights our efforts to become a leading supplier to the global iGaming industry.”

Jagdhar added: “Wizard Games has rapidly gained a reputation as a premium slot studio, and I am excited to join the company at a very exciting time of expansion.

“I look forward to working with the team to further bolster our position and evolve our product offering with innovative and unique titles.”

Wizard Games sister company, Pariplay, last month signed a major distribution agreement with Sweden-based ATG.

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