Las Vegas-based digital games publisher and developer SciPlay has appointed Nick Earl to the company’s board of directors. Earl has worked for more than two decades in the gaming industry, most recently serving as senior advisor for AviaGames, a mobile social competitive gaming company.
“Nick is a gaming industry veteran, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the SciPlay Board,” said SciPlay Executive Chairman of the Board Barry Cottle in a statement. “Nick’s appointment reflects our commitment to refreshing the SciPlay Board with new, independent members that add skills and experience relevant to SciPlay’s strategy to build and operate the top mobile games in the world.”
Earl previously served as CEO and director of Glu Mobile, the developer of mobile games such as Design Home and Kim Kardashian: Hollywood. He also was senior vice president of EA Mobile, overseeing the release of multiple mobile titles, including The Simpsons: Tapped Out.
“Nick has spent decades building global gaming organizations and leading the development of high-growth mobile and social games,” said SciPlay CEO Josh Wilson in a statement. “We look forward to benefitting from his insights and expertise as SciPlay advances its strategy to expand into the casual market and become a leading diversified global game developer to enhance value for all shareholders.”
Earl’s appointment became effective April 15.