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Mihai Pohontu appointed CEO of Romanian outsourcing gaming developer Amber

Mihai Pohontu, former Samsung VP and EA Mosaic GM has been appointed CEO of Romanian game development services firm Amber, the company announced.

2017-04-04 21:12:37

Pohontu delivers strong background in the mobile and games industries for nearly two decades, at companies such as Activision, EA, Disney and Samsung. At the latter, Mihai Pohontu acted as executive at Samsung's emerging technologies division.

In the new position at Amber, Pohontu will lead the growth of company operations in the area of development, art, design, product management, QA and customer experience support for numerous mobile games companies such as Kixeye, Glu, Kabam and Gumi.Amber provides outsourcing services, making games for other companies. It has a focus on free-to-play mobile games, but has also made games on the PC and all major platforms. It has developed expertise in live operations, cross-platform development, data science, user experience optimization, parallel launches, platform conversion, support, and co-development, said Pohontu, in an interview with GamesBeat.


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