January 18, 2021
Playa Games: New CEO and changes in management
Big changes at Playa Games: The previous COO, Thorsten Rohmann, is taking over the position of CEO with immediate effect. He has been part of the company for 9 years now. The founders Jan Beuck (CEO) and Martin Jässing (CTO), as well as Hannes Beuck (Co-CEO), are leaving the company. Thorsten Rohmann kindly answered some questions about the future of Playa Games.
Gamecity Hamburg: What are Playa Games' plans for 2021?
Thorsten Rohmann: This year we will focus on and invest all our energy in Shakes & Fidget. The game deserves our complete attention and our full power!
Gamecity Hamburg: Do you see free-to-play trends that will become relevant for Playa Games in the coming months?
Thorsten Rohmann: In 2021 only the end of the current pandemic will be relevant to Playa Games and - to be precise - to all game companies.
Gamecity Hamburg: What was your personal highlight in working for Playa Games in the past nine years?
Thorsten Rohmann: Hard to say! On the one hand, I look back on a lot of great moments such as the launches of the Android, iOS, and Steam versions of the breakthrough YouTuber cooperation in 2018, on the other hand, the best is yet to come.