London-based esports and gaming tournament organiser Gfinity has announced the hiring of Sing Doung and Graham Pitt to its tournament operations team.
Doung has been revealed as Gfinity’s new Esports Solutions Manager, while Pitt will serve as the organisation’s Head of Esports Operations.
Doung is an active member of the fighting game community, who previously worked as a video game event specialist at NGI. With more than a decade of experience organising esports and gaming competitions, he helped to deliver projects for a number of game publishers, including Nintendo, Bandai Namco, Sony, SEGA, ESL, The Pokemon Company, Square-Enix and Marvelous Entertainment.
Pitt joins Gfinity from the recently shut down Danish esports organisation North, where he also served as Head of Esports Operations. Before that he was the Director of Esports Operations at BLAST and League Operations Specialist at ESL.
Pitt has reportedly played an integral role in several of the world’s largest esports productions across multiple titles, including CS:GO Majors, Dota 2 Majors, SC2 World Championship Series and BlizzCon.
John Clarke, CEO of Gfinity spoke on the appointments: “Gfinity is pleased to welcome Sing and Graham to the team. They bring new skills and energy to the existing team and will play an important role in the design and delivery of great programmes for our existing and new clients. Gfinity continues to attract outstanding talent across all areas of the business”.
Esports Insider says: Gfinity continues to bolster its management team with another two appointments. Both Sing Doung and Graham Pitt will bring over a decade of esports experience, which will certainly be valuable to the company.