iGaming Business – Social gaming company Zynga has appointed Regina Dugan, a vice-president of engineering at internet search engine giant Google, to its board.

The Reuters news agency reports that Dugan will become the second female member of Zynga’s board alongside former Yahoo executive Ellen Siminoff.

In her role at Google, Dugan also leads the advanced technology and projects group that works on inventions such as a tablet that uses 3D motion and depth sensing capabilities.

In a blog post, Zynga chief executive officer Don Mattrick said Dugan would help the social gaming company offer “next generation entertainment experiences that span categories, platforms and devices”.