Piñata Games, the newly formed company composed of former WizKids employees who are attempting to purchase the HeroClix CMG from Topps, has named Justin Ziran as its Chief Executive Officer.  Ziran has worked in brand management and executive positions at WizKids, Wizards of the Coast, and Upper Deck, was most recently the Managing Director of business operations at WizKids.

Ziran’s wide-ranging experience in the gaming business encompasses such major brands as Dungeons & Dragons, Magic the Gathering, Pokemon, Vs. System, and WizKids’ Pocket Model line.