Berlin casual game developer GameDuell has appointed Erik t' Sas as its lead of Live Game Operations.
He will be responsible for driving the business across web, mobile and its own GameDuell community platform.
A co-founder of Dutch mobile developer Rough Cookie, t' Sas was CCO of the Mobage mobile platform following the studio's acquisition by DeNA.
He's also worked for Indian developer Dhruva Interactive and was Kixeye's GM of Mobile.
"With his wide-ranging experience in management and live operations Erik t' Sas complements our management team ideally," said GameDuell CEO Kai Bolik.
"Having him on board, we are perfectly set to lift our games business to the next level."