Amazon Digital Games’ Dan Winters dies at 55Head of business development passes away due to cancerRebekah ValentineSenior Staff WriterThursday 1st November 2018Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareThe head of business development for Amazon Digital Games, Dan Winters, has died.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games VentureBeat reports that Winters passed away from cancer at the age of 55.Winters is a former professional baseball player who played on teams including the San Francisco Giants, New York Mets, and California Angels. He went on to work for companies such as Warner Bros (where he was a VP and general manager), Activision, Disney Interactive, and EA.In his most recent time at Amazon Digital Games, Winters helped the company build and grow its gaming business over nearly four years.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Publishing & Retail newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesEA leans on Apex Legends and live services in fourth quarterQ4 and full year revenues close to flat and profits take a tumble, but publisher’s bookings still up double-digitsBy Brendan Sinclair 3 hours agoUbisoft posts record sales yet again, delays Skull & Bones yet againPublisher moves away from target of 3-4 premium AAA titles a year, wants to build free-to-play “to be trending toward AAA ambitions over the long term”By Brendan Sinclair 7 hours agoLatest comments (2)Richard Browne Head of External Projects, Digital Extremes2 years ago Dan was a wonderful guy, he will be sorely missed. 0Sign inorRegisterto rate and replyNick Parker Consultant 2 years ago This is shocking; Dan was a really approachable, helpful and professional representative of the companies he worked at. 0Sign inorRegisterto rate and replySign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.