There have been some changes in personnel at the the top of Naughty Dog, Company President Evan Wells has announced. Well, that is now Co-President Evan Wells as Neil Druckmann has been promoted to the same role. That is not the only change as Alison Mori and Christian Gyrling have been confirmed as Vice Presidents of Naughty Dog. Both have a history with the developer with Alison previously being Naughty Dog’s Director of Operations, while Christian was the Co-Director of Programming. Evan Wells said in the announcement post:
As we close out a year that has seen its challenges as we all live through a global pandemic, there have been bright moments too. One exciting moment for Naughty Dog was the long-anticipated release of The Last of Us Part II in June. Another moment comes today as we wanted to share some other terrific news about the studio.
We have such an incredible team at Naughty Dog and being able to work alongside each and every one of them is especially meaningful these days. I feel proud of the team when I’m able to recognize their accomplishments and contributions to the studio. Please join me in giving them all a big congratulations!
Naughty Dog’s most recent release was The Last of Us Part II, which received a new trailer this week. In our review for The Last of Us Part II, Jim wrote: