By Andrew Shin
Today Ubisoft announced that Jade Raymond would be heading up the new Ubisoft Toronto studio. Yannis Mallat, CEO of Ubisoft Montreal and Toronto announced that Jade will be responsible for managing the overall operations of the Toronto studio's video game projects.
“I’m excited to have Jade managing our Toronto studio,” said Yannis Mallat, chief executive officer of Ubisoft Montréal and Ubisoft Toronto. “With more than 12 years of experience in the video game industry, Jade’s knowledge and leadership as an industry veteran are major assets in building the Toronto studio and expanding Ubisoft’s presence in Canada.”
“I’m honored to be a part of Ubisoft’s expansion into Toronto,” said Jade Raymond. “I’m looking forward to building a strong and talented team to work on AAA games and new intellectual properties.”
Jade Raymond worked for Ubisoft Montreal as a producer on Assassin's Creed. Currently, Jade is an executive producer on the upcoming Assassin's Creed II. She first joined Ubisoft Montreal back in 2004 and prior to that had worked on the development of various games for companies such as EA and Sony Online.