TECHNICOLOR DRIVES GENDER DIVERSITY INITIATIVE WITH SENIOR APPOINTMENTS
Women in Games Corporate Ambassador Technicolor Games has announced a flurry of senior appointments – at the same time, underlining its commitment to creating a gender diverse leadership team and workforce.
The leadership team, curated by the President of Games Jeaneane Falkler, is in addition to an expanded global footprint into Montreal, Canada.
The four new hires include Vivian Tian, Vice President of Operations; Hannah Ramsey, Vice President of Human Resources; Sophie De Champlain, Senior Legal Council; and Lisa Noller leading the company’s Finance team for Games. Longstanding member of the Technicolor Games team, Anika Negi, joins the executive management team in the new role of Account Management Director.
Vivian Tian, VP of Operations is a games industry veteran, with previous management and director roles at Unity Technologies and Virtuos studios. She has a track record in developing and delivering technology-driven business services and solutions, providing outstanding client project experiences, and driving profitable revenue growth to a new level.
Hannah Ramsey, VP of Human Resources, brings with her a wealth of knowledge and HR expertise from a long and prosperous career. From BT Telecommunications to Pearson learning services, Hannah has a record of success in fueling companies with top tier talent and ensuring talent retention.
Sophie De Champlain, Senior Legal Council, is no stranger to the creative field and is joining from animation firm Wildbrain Studios. Combining her love for art and law, Sophie has been a member of the Barreau du Québec since 2012 and also sits on the board of directors for Eastern Bloc and Western Front, two artist-run centres in Canada.
Lisa Noller, Finance Manager, will lead all finance-related activity for Technicolor Games. Formerly of the London Stock Exchange Group, Lisa was key in supporting the technology and marketing functions across the business to aid in operational and revenue growth.
Technicolor Games has also expanded its global footprint into Montreal, Canada with new hires under Head of Global QA Nick Burns at the Montreal space, alongside Sophie Dechamplain. The Montreal studio will be the latest addition to the growing number of Technicolor Games locations. The new hires further tie into Technicolor Games’ global growth, with the business expanding to over 700 employees worldwide.
Marie-Claire Isaaman, CEO, Women in Games said, “Attracting and developing more women into senior leadership positions within the games industry is one of Women in Games’ priority action points as it is this that will help to create a positive societal shift. Technicolor Games joined the Women in Games Corporate Ambassador Programme earlier this year and we are delighted to see the company taking such important steps in its gender diversity and inclusion strategy.”
Jeaneane Falkler, President of Technicolor Games commented, “I’ve been a longstanding advocate for further diversifying the creative and technology industries with female talent, and it’s incredibly important to me that women are given an equal opportunity to work within the games world. We’re invested in creating an environment that enables a diverse range of talent to thrive and ensure that women in games are given a platform to show their skills.”