– IGN UK MD: IGN and GameSpy publisher IGN Entertainment is hiring Electronic Arts’ head of digital game distribution Ian Chambers as its UK managing director. Release.
— GMG board: Guardian Media Group is adding HMV’s turnaround CEO Simon Fox as a non-executive director, for his ” deep understanding of the kind of transformation we are seeing in our business”. Disclosure: Our publisher ContentNext is a wholly owned subsidiary of Guardian News & Media.
— FT Ed: The publisher is naming its world news editor Alec Russell to replace Caroline Daniel as comment and analysis editor. She is becoming Weekend FT editor.