Starbreeze AB appoints new Chief Financial Officer

26 February 2015 / / Announcements,Corporate News,Regulatory Releases

Starbreeze AB, one of Sweden’s leading independent game developers, today announced the appointment of Sebastian Ahlskog as new Chief Financial Officer starting in April. Ahlskog brings several years of international business experience and a proven track record of efficiency improvements to Starbreeze in its critical expansive period. As a result of the new appointment, Ursula Bende will take on the new role of Financial Controller for the group.

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Sebastian Ahlskog, age 45, wills serve as the company’s principal financial and accounting officer. Prior to joining Starbreeze, he has been Chief Financial Officer at Videoplaza – a global aid tech company with 80 employees, Ebay Sweden (also known as Tradera) and Silva Sweden. He also has several years as a financial advisor and auditor with Earnst & Young.

“We’re very happy to welcome Sebastian to the management team at Starbreeze” said Bo Andersson Klint, CEO of Starbreeze AB. “We are in a critical phase where we’re in the midst of a true global expansion – we need an experienced CFO at the helm of the financial challenges that comes with it. His experience with international businesses, acquisitions and financial transformation to meet business requirements will be a great asset to Starbreeze going forward. ”

For more information please contact:
Bo Andersson Klint, CEO, Starbreeze AB

Tel: +46(0)8-209 208, email: ir@starbreeze.com

Brief information about Starbreeze:

Starbreeze is an independent creator, publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. At Starbreeze we create games by our own design and through licensed content, establishing franchises that can live and prosper outside the game itself. We live and die by gameplay. 

Starbreeze is pioneering digital self-publishing, currently hosting one of the largest community groups on the digital distribution platform Steam. Starbreeze’s most recent products include PAYDAY 2, our adrenaline fuelled bank robbing co-op game and the critically acclaimed Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons. 

Starbreeze AB is publicly traded on Nasdaq Stockholm First North Premier under the ticker STAR and the ISIN code: SE0005992831. Remium Nordic is the company Certified Adviser. Starbreeze brands include OVERKILL Software and the PAYDAY series. 

For more information, please visit http://www.test.starbreeze.com

 

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