Sumo Digital has hired Kirstin Whittle as its new partnerships director.
According to her LinkedIn, Whittle has been in the role since November 2019. Previously, she was in charge of business development in Europe for Keywords Studios. Before that, she held the same role at VMC.
Whittle has worked for GlobalStep and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, she worked as business development director and head of content management respectively. Whittle began her time with the PlayStation maker as an international sales and marketing manager.
“I’m delighted to welcome Kirstin in her new role as Sumo’s partnerships director," said Sumo Digital commercial director Dean Trotman.
"As Sumo continues to expand its development capacity and strengthens capabilities, providing first-class studio and partner support is of paramount importance.
"A strategic focus within the Business Development team, Kirstin will be identifying and aligning the business needs of Sumo Studios and valued partners.”
Whittle added: “I’ve followed and admired Sumo Digital for many years, so to now be part of such a talented and progressive group of studios is amazing. I am delighted to have the opportunity to work alongside the brilliant leadership team to help shape and support strategic plans.”
Last year, Sumo Digital opened a new Studio in Warrington.