MTG appoints Maria Redin as President and CEO, Lars Torstensson as CFO

Modern Times Group (MTG), the parent company of both ESL and DreamHack, today announced a pair of new leadership appointments. Maria Redin, currently the Group Chief Financial Officer, has been promoted to...
Alexander Inglot ESL Pro League

ESL appoints Alexander Inglot as CS:GO Pro League commissioner

Tournament organiser ESL has appointed Alexander Inglot as the inaugural Commissioner of its ESL Pro League for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. According to a release, Inglot has been bought on board by ESL, and the 13 teams...
Esports Movers and Shakers August 2020

Esports movers and shakers in August 2020

The esports industry is growing by effectively every metric and so too are the companies and organisations that inhabit it; with this comes new employment opportunities and promotions. With coronavirus affecting...
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Disney veteran Guenther Hake joins Galaxy Racer Esports

Dubai-based esports organisation Galaxy Racer Esports (GXR) has recruited former Disney and Oriental Dreamworks products expert, Guenther Hake. Hake will work in an advisory role, assisting GXR with its brand partnerships, consumer products, apparel and merchandising...
Panda Global Merchandise Team

Panda Global renovates merchandising efforts with three hires

North American organisation Panda Global has hired Terrence Turner, Justin Wharton, and Aya Peters to take over its merchandising initiatives. The trio will be spearheaded by lead merchandising strategist Turner, who has a wealth of experience from working...
GScience Tom Smith

Gscience hires Tom Smith as Chief Marketing Officer

Esports performance brand Gscience has found its Chief Marketing Officer, hiring Esportsdeck founder Tom Smith. Smith will ensure Gscience is successful across product development and its "wider marketing strategy." RELATED: Activision Blizzard hires deputy...

Activision Blizzard hires deputy MLB commissioner to lead esports

Activision Blizzard made a significant personnel move this week, announcing the hiring of Major League Baseball deputy commissioner Tony Pettiti to lead its esports and entertainment efforts. Pettiti, who will officially begin...
Esports movers and shakers July 2020

Esports movers and shakers in July 2020

The esports industry is growing by effectively every metric and so too are the companies and organisations that inhabit it; with this comes new employment opportunities and promotions. With coronavirus affecting...
Chris DeAppolonio Evil Geniuses

Chris DeAppolonio boards Evil Geniuses as Chief Innovation Officer

North American organisation Evil Geniuses has hired Chris DeAppolonio as its Chief Innovation Officer. The role didn't exist within the organisation prior to DeAppolonio's appointment. RELATED: Mogul adds Google, YouTube veteran Kate Vale to board In his...

Mogul adds Google, YouTube veteran Kate Vale to board

Kate Vale's career has taken her to many top companies including YouTube, Google, and Spotify, now she joins the board of matchmaking platform Mogul.gg as a non-executive Director.  An amateur tournament and...