Games business and talent agency Digital Development Management announced its appointment of Elizabeth Ross, formerly a sales director at Ask Jeeves and Electronic Arts, as its new Business Development director.
Effective immediately, Ross will oversee DDM's strategy in the casual, social, and online game markets. Along with finding opportunities for the company's roster of developers, she will help clients with company roll-ups and project funding, and will handle operations and management of her new unit.
Ross has more than 10 years of sales experience, having previously served as a sales director at search engine firm Ask Jeeves and video game publisher Electronic Arts. Most recently, she worked as a self-employed sales consultant to assist with developing online and social media strategies for companies.
Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Northampton, DDM serves gaming and entertainment studios around the world through its Game Industry Services, Game Production Services, and Game Studio Representation divisions. It has offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Boston, Osaka, and Stockholm.
"With an unparalleled track record and business acumen, Liz is an exceptional addition to our team, plus she comes to DDM at the perfect time," says DDM founder and managing partner, Jeff Hilbert.
He continues, "Her joining syncs with several key milestones from the opening of our new office in Japan to the launch of our new game production services division. Her experience and relationships will benefit our clients across the board."