Complexity Gaming owner GameSquare Esports has appointed Netflix President of Worldwide Advertising Jeremi Gorman to its board of directors as an independent director. Gorman is a seasoned marketing and sales executive who joined Netflix in September. Prior to that she spent nearly four years at Snap as its chief business officer.
Prior to Snap, Gorman was head of global large customer sales at Amazon. Since beginning career in 1999, Gorman has held executive sales and marketing roles at such companies as Monster.com, Yahoo!, and Variety Magazine.
GameSquare Esports owns and operates Texas-based esports organization Complexity Gaming, as well as UK-based esports talent agency Code Red Esports Ltd., LA-based digital media esports and gaming company GCN, LA-based gaming and lifestyle marketing firm Cut+Sew (Zoned), and Toronto-based creative production studio Fourth Frame Studios.
In a release, GameSquare CEO Justin Kenna said the company will leverage Gorman’s expertise in marketing and advertising to help put “revenue growth on a trajectory that makes us one of the largest gaming and esports companies.”
This new appointment follows GameSquare shoring up its executive team in September with new hires including Jill Peters (chief operating officer at GameSquare), Paolo DiPasquale (chief strategy officer at GameSquare), Bee Yancey (head of partnerships and brand experience at GameSquare), Jessey Finizio (VP of sponsorship sales at Complexity Gaming), Greg Hampton (director of sponsorship sales at Complexity Gaming), Jon “Blackbeard” Schmid (social media director at Complexity Gaming), Stephanie Cohen (senior director of brand partnerships at GCN), and Jack McAuliffe (senior director of West Coast sales at GCN).