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JetSynthesys, a multi-media entertainment company and owner of Indian esports company Skyesports, has announced the appointment of Anuj Tandon as the new Chief Executive Officer of the company’s gaming division.
According to a release, Tandon will work with JetSynthesys Founder and CEO Rajan Navani on improving the company’s gaming efforts, which include Skyesports — one of the most popular esports brands in India — as well as Nodwin Gaming and NovaPlay.
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Prior to joining JetSynthesys, Tandon worked as the Head of Corporate Development for the India and MENA regions for KRAFTON, the owner of popular Battle Royale esport title PUBG: Battlegrounds.
During his time at KRAFTON, he was tasked with leading the company’s investments in India and MENA, and oversaw a number of mergers, acquisitions and financing rounds. Prior to KRAFTON, Tandon worked for a number of gaming companies in India, including Nazara Games and YOOZOO Games.
JetSynthesys came into the public eye in 2021 when the company bought 65% Skyesports’ shares, creating a new holding company called Jet Skyesports Gaming. The company also owns India-based esports and gaming company Nodwin Gaming and payment processing company NovaPlay.
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Since the acquisition, Skyesports has made strong expansion moves recently, most notably by entering a partnership with Ampverse to bolster its presence in Southeast Asia, as well as working with the likes of AMD and Riot Games on India-focused projects.
Anuj Tandon, Chief Executive Officer – Gaming for JetSynthesys, said: “JetSynthesys has been quietly building multiple businesses under the Jet brand that cover some of the biggest opportunities within the gaming industry — whether it’s the internal game studio[s], global business partnerships and publishing wing[s], sports game studios such as Nautilus Mobile and Sachin Saga team, esports company Skyesports, or its invest[ment] and operat[ion] business Jetapult among others.”
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