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Super League’s Ann Hand Named to Ad Age’s 2022 Leading Women List

Formerly known as Women to Watch, the list recognizes change-making leaders in advertising, marketing and media.

Super League Gaming is a leading network of metaverse games, monetization tools and content channels. This year, they congratulate Chairman and CEO Ann Hand, named one of Ad Age’s Leading Women of 2022.

About the recognition

The yearly honor, which recognizes excellence in advertising, marketing and media, highlighted Ann’s decades of work as a market-facing executive. She served across several industries, including live event gaming, sustainability and consumer retail. Most recently she has worked in Super League’s network of metaverse games and proprietary ad tech offerings. As Chairman and CEO, Ann fuels the company’s vision of empowering developers, energizing players and entertaining fans across the globe. Under her leadership, Super League’s partners reach their audiences through Super League’s network of more than 75 million passionate gamers. Super League has created global metaverse environments, stable gaming influencers and hours of gameplay content across major social media and digital video platforms.

Ann Hand

“I am honored to stand shoulder to shoulder with such a visionary and innovative group,” said Hand. “Today’s consumers are smart, savvy, and know what they want. Women, not only on the executive side but in audiences too, are key to moving the needle when it comes to brand awareness. While unique offerings are a key to success, what is just as important is the team you build around yourself.  We’ve built a great culture that reflects what we stand for. Our mission is to create empowering, inclusive spaces for our players and creators.  We get our audience because we are our audience. We believe living those values leads to richer outcomes for our brand partners as well.”

Before joining SLG, Ann served as CEO of Project Frog, a venture-backed firm to democratize greener, more affordable buildings. Previously, she held a variety of senior executive positions with BP plc. Most notably, she was Senior Vice President at Global Brand Marketing & Innovation. There, she oversaw the entire brand portfolio of B2C and B2B brands, including BP, Arco, am/pm, and Aral. She previously ran BP’s Global Liquefied Gas Business Unit with $3B in annual revenue and over 3,000 employees worldwide.

To view the list of all honorees, please visit adage.com/LeadingWomen2022.

About Super League Gaming

Super League Gaming builds and operates networks of games, monetization tools and content channels across metaverse gaming platforms. They empower developers, energize players and entertain fans. The company’s solutions provide incomparable access to an audience. Fueled by proprietary and patented technology systems, the company’s platform includes access to vibrant in-game communities, a leading metaverse advertising platform, a network of highly viewed channels and original shows on Instagram, TikTok, Snap, YouTube and Twitch, cloud-based livestream production tools and an award-winning esports invitational tournament series.  Super League’s properties deliver powerful opportunities for brands and advertisers to achieve impactful insights and marketing outcomes with gamers of all ages. For more, go to superleague.com.

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