IGN Entertainment hires Ignite Media Brands James Whitehead as Australia boss

Games media company IGN Entertainment has appointed ex-MTV, Warner Music and Ignite Media Brands executive James Whitehead as country manager for Australia.

Whitehead joins from Ignite Media Brands, where he was head of digital.

He will report to Ian Chambers, VP, international, IGN Entertainment. Chambers said: “With his considerable entertainment and media experience, James’ appointment underlines our ambition and commitment to take our brands to the next level in Australia.”

Whitehead added: “IGN is a fantastic entertainment brand that’s growing quickly in Australia, with leadership positions in both gaming and men’s lifestyle media.  We have ambitious plans to continue building and developing our commercial and consumer offering in Australia, and I’m excited about leading a talented team that have already taken a regional outpost and transformed it into a globally respected cornerstone of IGN.”


  1. MJ
    10 May 12
    3:53 pm

  2. Nice work Jimmy…..

  3. Adam F
    10 May 12
    6:16 pm

  4. Well Done Jimmy!

  5. Graeme & Marie Montgomery
    11 May 12
    4:11 pm

  6. Congratulations James, Well done.

  7. Pat
    11 May 12
    8:11 pm

  8. Congrats James – you’ll do very well….

  9. Aaron Woolf
    12 May 12
    3:01 pm

  10. Congratulations jimmy! Let me know if I can help you build your email newsletter database

  11. Libby and David
    24 May 12
    4:23 pm

  12. congratulations – very proud of our nephew – love to you Mandy and girls. Catch up return to Cassilis?

  13. kate silas
    6 Jun 12
    4:37 am

  14. go Jimmy :) nice move ……..