Newgen Gaming, the gaming and esports company, has announced Akshay Paul as the co-founder and chief marketing officer (CMO). In the new role, he will head the company’s marketing, branding and overall business initiatives.
Welcoming Paul to the team, Anurag Khurana, co-founder and chief executive officer, Newgen Gaming, said, “With his immense experience, we are confident that Akshay will lead the team to successfully mark our place in the growing esports ecosystem.”
On taking up the new role, Paul said, “I am excited to join the amazing team at Newgen Gaming – Penta Esports, which have some exciting plans for the esports ecosystem in India. I am sure it is going to be an amazing experience working alongside some of the best in the business.”
Paul comes with over 11 years of experience spanning across the branding and marketing industry. He started off his career journey as Product Manager at Ubisoft later moving to Reliance Games as Product Marketing Manager. In 2016 he joined Jaypore as Senior Marketing Manager where he worked for a year and moved to JetSynthesys Pvt. Ltd. as Marketing Lead. He has also served Jio Games as Marketing Lead and later joined Flatheads as Head of Marketing. He has also worked at GQQii as Head of Marketing for a short span of nine months. Prior to joining Newgen he was Chief Experience Officer at Penta Sports. Over the years he has been building and delivering value for customers and businesses through a strategic mix of product, brand and digital marketing with a deep understanding of business intelligence and free flowing creativity.