While Indian PUBG Mobile fans and players are waiting for the launch of the game which got banned in September, KRAFTON, its parent company has designated an operations team. There have been several new positive developments in the last few days for PUBG Mobile fans including Krafton appointing Aneesh Aravind as country manager for India recently.
Krafton’s PUBG Mobile Operations Team Includes Previous Tencent Employees
Krafton has put together an operations team for PUBG Mobile India including:
- Akash Jumde as the Visual Content Designer
- Piyush Agarwal as Finance Manager
- Arpita Priyadarshini as Senior Community Manager
- Karan Pathak as Senior Esports Manager
All of the four members appointed by Krafton have previously worked at similar posts in Tencent. According to LinkedIn, Akash Jumde has previous experience as Visual Content Designer for Tencent and as a Senior Video Editor at Moving Pixels Pvt. Ltd. and The Chitrakars. Piyush Agarwal was previously Finance Manager at Tencent for 2 years after working as a manager at Wipro and KPMG. Arpita Priyadarshani also had experience with Tencent and YOOZOO Games before being moved by Krafton. Karan Pathak also previously worked at Tencent as Senior Esports Manager and Operations Manager at The Spartan Poker.
Krafton is going full steam ahead with its efforts to launch PUBG Mobile India. While there have been some negative developments like not getting MeiTY’s official seal of approval, PUBG Mobile India has dropped a teaser featuring Kronten, Jonathan, and Dynamo earlier this year. PUBG India Pvt. Ltd, which is a subsidiary of a foreign company has officially registered itself with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs on 21st November. Kumar Krishnan Iyer and Hyunil Sohn are registered as the directors of PUBG India Pvt. Ltd.
The latest developments also include Krafton appointing Aneesh Aravind as the newest country manager. According to his LinkedIn profile, Aneesh Aravind has over 6 years of experience in the gaming industry. He, like the operations team, has previous experience working at Tencent. He was the business head for South Asia during his time at Tencent and worked as a Lead Product Lead for Zynga’s FarmVille & Empires & Allies.