Lee Jones, celebrated poker author and long-time PokerStars spokesperson, is moving into a new role as Head of Poker Communications at PokerStars.

Lee joins Eric Hollreiser, Head of Corporate Communications and recently promoted Michael Josem, Head of PR.

His newly created role positions him as a key spokesman on poker issues for “internal and external audiences,” according to Monday’s press release.

“This new role will allow me to serve as the community’s representative to PokerStars, as well as PokerStars’ representative to the poker community,” Jones is quoted as saying.

Eric Hollreiser told pokerfuse: “Lee Jones will be an evangelist for PokerStars products and services, staying very involved in the product teams and serving as a spokesperson and ambassador for the game” to key audiences.

Lee has held a variety of high-profile roles in the poker industry. He is well known for his entertaining commentary at the Sunday Million final tables, authoring of “Winning Low-Limit Hold ‘em” and co-developer of the SAGE system for optimal Sit and Go heads up play.