Trophy Games hires Mariana Chucri as new CFO
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Company Announcement No. 9-2021
Copenhagen, July 30, 2021
With 15 years in the gaming industry including employment as Finance Manager at Electronic Arts, Controller at Ubisoft, Finance Director at Eidos & Square Enix and lately CFO at Crey Games, Mariana Chucri is a strong profile to add to Trophy Games’ executive management.
Mariana holds an executive MBA from McGill College – HEC Montreal and a BBA accounting from HEC Montreal University and will join Trophy Games on October 1st 2021.
The decision to hire Mariana was made in accordance with the prospectus. Carina Vienberg, our current interim CFO, has been with us up to and during the IPO process and will stay on until Mariana is well onboarded. A big thanks to Carina for a job well done. Carina will return to her role as CFO in Lehrmann Ventures.
Trophy Games Development Chairman of the board, Jan Lehrmann states on the employment:
“We are extremely pleased that we have been able to attract a capacity as Mariana. Not only does she have tons of experience from within the gaming industry, but she also comes with a great network and superb skills to equip Trophy Games for an even stronger strategic and financial position in the future. We look forward to getting her on board.”
TROPHY GAMES Development A/S
Søren Gleie, CEO
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TROPHY GAMES Development A/S
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ABOUT TROPHY GAMES
TROPHY GAMES is an innovative, Denmark-based game studio that develops and publishes mobile and PC games. The Company develops and publishes games with strategy and management challenges and predominantly focuses on football-themed games. Recently, the Company has ventured into additional game genres and the suite of games to be released in 2021 include an esports manager title and an auto battler title.
Since its official inception in 2006, the Company has developed and released five different games: (i) Trophy Manager (released 2006), (ii) Football Management Ultra (released 2013), (iii) Pro 11 – Football Manager Game (released 2017), (iv) Women’s Soccer Manager (WSM) – Football Management (released 2017), and (v) Futuball – Future Football Manager Game (released 2019). Furthermore, the Company has announced its release of a sixth (FIVE) and seventh (Warhammer AoS: Soul Arena) game in 2021. All games are released in +20 different languages to ensure broad global user accessibility.
With the vision of becoming the world’s leading strategy game studio, the Company has throughout the years strived to provide endless entertainment and challenging gameplay for all users, following its mission; “we create games, we want to play ourselves”.
Since its inception, the Company has developed exponentially and has grown significantly in both staffing, game portfolio and number of users, and naturally revenue.
Currently, the Company employs 23 employees, which includes 15 developers and four marketing employees.
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