Ex-Activision Senior Vice President Darrell Gallagher has joined Microsoft Studios executive leadership team.
Gallagher previously worked at Crystal Dynamics, overseeing the development of their renowned Tomb Raider series of video games. Gallagher was also the Square Enix western division head of product development, which means he was essentially responsible for all titles released from the company outside of Japan.
Gallagher’s work with the Tomb Raider franchise includes games that go back as far as 2006 with titles such as Tomb Raider:Legend, to smaller titles such as Lara Craft Go, and of course the reboot series of Tomb Raider games from 2013 onward.
Scot Amos and Ron Rosenberg, veterans at Crystal Dynamics have replaced Darrell Gallagher as the co-studio heads in 2015.
Darrell Gallagher took to Twitter to make the announcement of his departure from Activision and transition to Microsoft.
— Darrell Gallagher (@DGallagher_LA) April 16, 2018
I’m thrilled to welcome Darrell Gallagher @DGallagher_LA to the Microsoft Studios executive leadership team. Excited to share more at E3.
— Matt Booty (@mattbooty) April 16, 2018
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