Epic Games has a new president. Adam Sussman, who most recently worked at the sneaker and athletics company Nike, will be heading up the publisher. Sussman announced the news with a note on LinkedIn. An Epic Games spokesperson confirmed the move to GameSpot.
“While it’s bittersweet, I am so excited to join Epic and honored to be part of the remarkable team that has built one of the biggest games in the world,” he said. “2020 will be a big year… A Return to gaming, a move to North Carolina and an opportunity to help change the future of gaming.”
Sussman served as Chief Digital Officer at Nike. Prior to that, he was a senior VP at Zynga, a senior VP at Disney, and Vice President of Worldwide Publishing at EA.