Renaissance are delighted to announce the appointment of Hubert Larendaurie as President & COO at Paris headquartered Voodoo. The company was founded in 2013 by Alexandre Yazdi and Laurent Ritter, and focuses on free-to-play "hyper-casual games" for Android and iOS.
Voodoo has launched over 100 games with over 3.7 billion downloads across its portfolio with global hits including Helix Jump, Snake VS Block, Paper.io and many more. In 2018, Voodoo raised $200m of growth equity from West Street Capital Partners, the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. private equity fund.
Hubert is a 20 year veteran in the global gaming sector and joins Voodoo from global games platform Unity Technologies where he was President APAC and Global Head for the Unity Distribution Portal. He joined early in Unity's journey and during his tenure the business grew to over 3000 global employees, raised over $1.3bn in growth equity and made 15 strategic acquisitions. Prior roles saw Hubert build out the APAC operations at Activision Blizzard, a global $55bn gaming industry leader responsible for some of the most successful releases including Call of Duty and World of Warcraft and Electronic Arts, the $35bn developer and publisher of PC, console and mobile games, where Hubert served as a President of Online Gaming.
For more information, please visit: www.voodoo.io