Esports continues to draw a lot of attention, inspired by the rapid growth witnessed over the last few years. 2020, particularly, was a big year for eSports. After the pandemic, more people realized the potential, and the convenience of the venture and key brands recorded massive registration of new users. Gamers found more opportunities beyond the ordinary games in casinos and free slots NZ to consolidate the experience.
As the month of March begins, we curate a list of eSports movers and shakers for the past month of February.
- Former eSports player Stefan Chong has been appointed the EVOS Esports liaison between the company and brands and other stakeholders.
- Luckbox, an esports betting website owned by Real Luck Group Ltd, has appointed a new Chief Customer Officer in Thomas Rosander. He was formerly the CEO of Dunder Casino, Business Intelligence Director at EA, one of the biggest game developers, among other roles.
- Luckbox has also announced former Red Bull and Riot Games Nevzat Ucar as its new Head of Content. Ucar’s leading role at Luckbox will be in marketing and heading the company’s global content strategy.
- Christie St. Martin has been appointed the new Chief Content Officer of the women-led Queens Gaming Collective. She will also double as the company’s spokesperson to help grow the brand’s reputation in the growing industry.
- Fnatic, an eSports company based in London, has also announced Patrick Foster’s appointment as its Chief Financial Officer. He serves as the company’s first CFO, and has been tasked with steering the company through its next growth phase.
- Fnatic has also appointed Georgina Workman as their new Head of Production. Her role will be to support the available creative aspects of the venture.
- Vindex has a new Director of Human Resources. Iraisa Jones takes the role, and her first assignment will be to build a ‘robust talent-focused function that drives employee and business success. Before joining Vindex, Jones worked at the American Cancer Society as a Regional Human Resource Director.
- LDN UTD, an eSports organization based in the UK, has added Andrew Bloch to its advisory board. Bloch will be joining a board that already includes Charlotte Webster, Chrome Management CEO, and Sree Varma, the CEO of iSportconnect.
- FaZe Clan, a top North American eSports company, has named former BIG3 CEO Amit Bajaj as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. Besides working with other members of staff to seek more opportunities for FaZe, Bajaj will also be tasked with overseeing corporate development.
- Gaming-arena developer Belong, a subsidiary of Vindex has made several changes in its management structure. New appointees include Kasey Kramer, formerly of Major League Gaming and Activision Blizzard Esports; Pablo Arizmendi-Kalb, the former regional Vice president of Starbucks, Myrna Rich-Ray, formerly of HBO; and Angelo Rossi.
Kramer will serve as the Head of Product, while Arizmendi-Kalb will be the Chief Operating Officer for Belong Gaming Arena.
Rich-Ray has been appointed the Vice President of Human Resources, while Rossi will be the new Chief Financial Officer.
There will be more changes in several eSports companies before the end of March, and we’ll be bringing you all the notable movers and shakers of the industry throughout the year.