Tricia Sugita Joins Cloud9 as Chief Marketing Officer

Today, Cloud9 Esports Inc. announced Tricia Sugita as Chief Marketing Officer, effective immediately. Ms. Sugita will report to the Chief Executive Officer, Jack Etienne.

"Adding Tricia to our team wasn't just a no-brainer, it's a huge win. The future of Cloud9 looks even brighter with her leading the charge on our marketing efforts," says Jack Etienne, CEO. "Her experience in the industry runs the gamut. She's been a COO, CEO, and now we're proud to help her add CMO to her list of accomplishments."

Ms. Sugita will be the guiding force behind the company vision, the Cloud9 brand, and mission. She will lead the global marketing efforts across all verticals at Cloud9, ranging from launching new initiatives to helping bolster existing mainstays like merchandise. She will also guide other facets of communication through campaigns and activations to deliver value with our global sponsorships. Ms. Sugita joins the team with over a decade of experience in the esports industry and extensive leadership experience from other competitive teams.

"There's something about Cloud9 that is incredibly exciting, and Jack is someone who I've known and respected for a while now. I've worked in esports for a long time, but I think this may be the first time that I've felt truly unlimited in my potential," said Ms. Sugita. "I've always had this mission to spread happiness and joy to people wherever I go, and I'm thrilled to be able to deliver that to our fans on a global scale here."

Ms. Sugita will be based in the Cloud9 headquarters in Santa Monica.

About Cloud9

Founded in 2013, Cloud9 has grown to become one of the most recognizable esports organizations in the world. With championships industry-wide, unmatched viewership hours, and extensive benefits packages for players and staff, Cloud9 prides itself on being the best in all categories.

At this time, Cloud9 fields professional teams in Apex Legends, Chess, CS:GO, Fortnite, Halo, Hearthstone, League of Legends, Overwatch, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Teamfight Tactics, VALORANT, Wild Rift, and World of Warcraft.

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About Cloud9

Cloud9 Esports Inc. is a leading esports organization based in Los Angeles, California. The organization was founded in 2013 and has since become one of the most successful and recognizable esports teams in the world. Cloud9 has teams competing in various esports titles, including League of Legends, VALORANT, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.


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