JEAN-FRANÇOIS CAPIZZI BECOMES THE NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR OF UBISOFT PARIS STUDIO
Today, Ubisoft announced the appointment of Jean-François Capizzi as Managing Director of Ubisoft Paris, one of the biggest game development studios in Europe and the biggest in France*.
Jean-François Capizzi was previously Executive Producer on the brand Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon at Ubisoft. With almost 20 years of experience in video games, including 13 in the group, he has developed a deep understanding of the industry, its different actors, and a solid experience within the production teams. He notably spent 9 years on the titles Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands and Breakpoint as a Producer then Senior Producer, allowing him to acquire a global vision of all the professions and processes involved in creating video games.
Established in 1992, Ubisoft Paris is the company’s pioneer in-house studio. Over the years, it has grown to become the largest game studio in France with almost 1 000 team members. The studio’s portfolio extends across some of Ubisoft’s most well-known brands such as Just Dance, The Rabbids, Rayman, and Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon.
“I am proud and honored to take the lead of the Ubisoft Paris teams, which are among the most skilled and diverse of the industry, and whose ability to innovate to create gaming experiences that are both qualitative and varied is recognized. I will be committed to provide them with all the necessary support in creating memorable gaming ecosystems for our players around the world! ” says Jean-François Capizzi.
With more than 40 studios and 20,000 team members around the world, Ubisoft is a global leader with the largest in-house creative force in the industry. Ubisoft is particularly present in France, with more than 3,000 team members in the country and an extensive network of studios including Ubisoft Annecy, Ubisoft Bordeaux, Ubisoft Ivory Tower, Ubisoft Nadeo, and Ubisoft Montpellier.