Stillfront, a market leader in ‘free to play’ online strategy games, today announces that Phillip Knust has been appointed as Group Chief Product Officer and member of the Group´s executive management team. Phillip is currently CPO of Goodgame Studios and has extensive experience from the gaming industry.
Phillip Knust is a creative leader and product strategist who joined Goodgame Studios nine years ago as Product Manager and has since then led several production teams, releasing numerous product successes, the most popular being “Goodgame Empire”. Phillip Knust is the creator of the original game design of both “Goodgame Empire” and “Big Farm”.
”I am very pleased to welcome Phillip to the executive management team. We have shared exciting opportunities since Goodgame Studios joined Stillfront Group and Phillip has already contributed to the Group with his vast experience from the industry and his deep knowledge. Establishing this role on the Group level is an important step to further accelerate synergies and develop Stillfront”, says Jörgen Larsson, CEO, Stillfront Group.
“Shortly after Goodgame joined the Stillfront Group, I had the opportunity to participate in group-wide projects. It was great to see how much additional value we could generate by strengthening collaborations and formulating new strategies, and I look forward to intensify my work on these and other areas in the new role”, says Phillip Knust.
Phillip Knust was earlier this year appointed CPO of Goodgame Studios. He will now combine the two roles and assume his position for the Group from 1 September 2019.
Stillfront is a global group of gaming studios and a market leader in the free-to-play online strategy games genre. Our diverse and exciting games portfolio has two common themes; loyal users and long lifecycle games. Organic growth and carefully selected and executed acquisitions embody our growth strategy and our 650 co-workers thrive in an organisation that engenders the spirit of entrepreneurship. Our main markets are the US, Germany, MENA, France and UK. We are headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on Nasdaq First North Premier.
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