FaZe Clan appoints Amit Bajaj as Chief Financial Officer

North American esports organisation FaZe Clan has appointed former BIG3 CEO Amit Bajaj as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

In his new role, Bajaj will oversee corporate development alongside working with the rest of the team to seek expansion opportunities for the organisation.

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Credit: FaZe Clan/ Amit Bajaj

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As stated prior, Bajaj joins the organisation after a tenure with professional three-versus-three basketball league BIG3 as its CEO. In addition, he also has over 20 years of experience as an investment banker, working with the likes of Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Bear, Stearns & Co as a senior member.

Lee Trink, CEO at FaZe Clan, commented on the appointment in a release: “As we look ahead, Amit’s finance experience and his ability to think strategically will be instrumental to FaZe Clan’s growth. He’s highly regarded and has played a pivotal role in advising prolific companies and management teams in periods of transformation.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Amit where his diverse background, collaborative nature and deep experience will help drive our continued mission.”

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Bajaj, the newly-appointed CFO of FaZe Clan, also spoke on his new role: “I’m excited to join the team at such a significant time for the company and the industry at large. FaZe Clan has evolved from an esports organisation to a true global media and lifestyle brand with tremendous potential. I’m looking forward to partnering with Lee and the team to execute on the vision and grow the business.”

Esports Insider says: Armed with so much experience thanks to over two decades in the financial sector, Amit Bajaj joining FaZe as its new CFO is a solid hire from the organisation.