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NeoGames hands Wizard Games director role to Aiyadurai

| By Robert Fletcher
The Wizard Games subsidiary of online gaming technology provider NeoGames announced the appointment of Yoganand Aiyadurai as director of game technology in its latest senior leadership hire.

In his new role, Aiyadurai will oversee the research and development department at the studio, as well as continue to develop and expand the provider’s IT infrastructure and lead market planning and trends.

Aiyadurai joins Wizard Games after a spell as head of software engineering leads at Bigbank, prior to which he worked in a number of roles across several divisions of Derivco, part of the Microgaming Group that is now part of Games Global.

His other professional roles included lead software developer at Easy Computers, as well as software developer at both Commit Information Technology and Infosoft Baroda.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Wizard Games as it continues to make huge leaps in the industry,” Aiyadurai said. “With a fantastic roadmap of content, and countless new partnerships on the horizon, it is an exciting time to be joining the team, and I look forward to helping us take the next step.”

Wizard Games managing director Joey Hurtado added: “We are delighted to welcome Yoganand to the growing team here at Wizard Games. We’re continuing to go from strength to strength, and someone of his calibre will allow us to scale new heights.

“We’re always striving to hire the best talent to join our team, and this reaffirms our commitment to excellence, which can be found at every layer of our business.”

The appointment comes after Wizard Games, in November, also appointed Simon Jagdhar as its new director of game studio.

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