Tylted: Social and casual games company Tylted has made several additions to its management team: Steven Van Blarcom as EVP, Stellah De Ville as creative director, David Waldman in the strategic business development role, Wonny Lee as director of marketing, and Christian Montoya as producer. The new hires are part of a major expansion that includes the opening of a new corporate headquarters in Manhattan’s Silicon Alley.
Van Blarcom previously held executive positions at Source Media, AOL Time Warner and Clear Channel. De Ville most recently helped develop the iHeartRadio app. Waldman comes from entertainment studios like Madwood Studios, Worldwide Biggies and A&E Television Networks International. Lee previously was game monetization manager at Gameloft, and Montoya was VP of product for OMGPOP.
XING AG: Thomas Vollmoeller will be joining XING AG’s board of directors effective August 15. He will take on the role as CEO in January 2013, when current CEO Stefan Groß-Selbeck’s contract expires. Currently, Vollmoeller is acting CEO of the Swiss-based company Valora Holding AG. He joined the Valora Group in 2008.
Future Publishing: The publisher does a reorg of its entertainment group: Don Ditri becomes head of commercial development for entertainment, focusing on business development and forming partnerships. He’ll relinquish publishing responsibilities for CVG and GamesRadar UK. Clair Porteous is now head of digital development for entertainment, focusing on the games space and relinquishing publishing responsibilities for the film group. Lee Nutter continues as publisher of the Nintendo titles and Richard Keith continues as publisher for PCGamer, Edge and the Xbox brands.
mDialog: Jeff Clark has been appointed chief revenue officer of the video stream solutions provider. In this role, he will open the U.S. headquarters in San Francisco, as well as expand the customer base. No stranger to the media and technology sectors, Clark was most recently VP and GM of CBS Interactive’s entertainment division.
Telegraph Media Group: Julian Shambles has been promoted to digital product director from digital operations director. He first joined Telegraph in 2006 as head of online operations. Prior to this, he was managing director at Rightmove.co.uk.