This week, Ubisoft announced that Marie-Sophie de Waubert, currently Managing Director of Ubisoft Paris, has been appointed Senior Vice President (SVP) of Studios Operations.
De Waubert comes to the role with more than 20 years of experience at the company. Previously Managing Director of Ubisoft Paris, where she oversaw all aspects of the studio’s strategy and operations and led game development projects for a variety of Ubisoft’s most iconic brands, in her new position, she will report to Ubisoft CEO and Co-Founder Yves Guillemot, and serve as a member of Ubisoft’s Executive Committee.
As SVP of Studios Operations, Marie-Sophie will lead all Ubisoft’s AAA production studios worldwide. She will be responsible for defining and implementing strategy for the company’s studios, empowering teams to create exciting and innovative games, technologies, and services in order to deliver the best possible experiences for players. She will also ensure that production teams have the resources and tools they need to realize the company’s creative vision and make its brands shine.
“Video games are today a major creative and cultural industry, and I am honored to take on this new role leading and supporting our worldwide AAA production teams,” said de Waubert. “Our talented and passionate teams bring their unique backgrounds, culture and expertise to the game development process and are the beating heart of Ubisoft. I am excited to partner with leadership and the incredible community of managing directors to develop frameworks that continue to empower teams and studios to reach their full potential.”
“Marie-Sophie is a passionate leader and Ubisoft veteran who brings experience and insights into the video game industry,” said Guillemot. “With her expertise in production and talent engagement, she is uniquely qualified to continue to bring our strategic vision to life and build on the strength of our teams. She will play a key role in empowering our teams to develop memorable gaming experiences with a goal of always exceeding our communities’ expectations.”
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