Former Newzoo Head of Esports Joins Electronic Arts – The Esports Observer

Remer Rietkerk, formerly head of esports at games market insights and analytics firm Newzoo (a part of Leaders Group, the portfolio of which includes The Esports Observer) has joined U.S. game developer and publisher Electronic Arts as its Competitive Gaming Entertainment (CGE) division’s new manager of business reporting. It is unclear what Rietkerk’s responsibilities will be within the company as of this writing.

Rietkerk spent close to two years at Newzoo as its head of esports. Prior to that, he worked for League of Legends and Valorant maker Riot Games in various roles, including league management associate, senior league management associate, and associate manager league management – business operations for nearly four years.


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