Riot Games Hires CP Global Head

Ron Johnson joins the team from Nickelodeon and ViacomCBS Consumer Products.
License Global

January 30, 2020

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Riot Games has announced that Ron Johnson has joined the company as global head, consumer products. 

“I am thrilled to be joining Riot at such a pivotal time in the company’s history,” says Johnson. “While League has just turned 10 years old, it truly feels like it’s just getting started. The League Universe has an almost limitless roster of extraordinary characters and stories, and I am excited to bring that world to life like never before.”

With more than two decades of experience working with brands including Disney and Nickelodeon, Johnson will lead a team responsible for bringing new League of Legends consumer products to players and fans around the world.

Prior to joining Riot, Johnson served as executive vice president, Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products for Viacom International Media Networks.

“Ron brings outstanding expertise and passion for building franchises and we are thrilled to welcome him to Riot,” says Jarred Kennedy, global head, IP Businesses, Riot Games. “Players and

fans are asking for more ways to engage with the characters and worlds of the League of Legends Universe, and Ron is the perfect leader to help us identify and deliver product experiences that will delight fans worldwide.”

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