|Former CFO Armin Busen becomes new Chief Product Officer (CPO) at InnoGames with immediate effect. Thus he takes over the responsibility for both games in development (Producing) and live games (Product Management) at the German online games publisher. Busens goal is to reach a further increase in gaming quality as well as an expansion of the current portfolio. This is supposed to be the fundament for ongoing profitable growth. Busen will continue to be responsible for the departments accounting and controlling until InnoGames hired a new CFO.
“Armin Busen proved his outstanding analytical skills in his previous position and owns profound knowledge about the international gaming market. Thereby he is the perfect choice to lift our gaming development not the next level”, InnoGames CEO Hendrik Klindworth explains. Klindworth himself was responsible for the Product Management so far and will now focus more on the strategic level of company development.
“The expansion of the InnoGames portfolio is a great task. Our current position with our five live games offers a formidable base to further conquer the mobile market in 2015”, says Armin Busen. “Due to the strong competition in the mobile gaming market it is essential to produce games with the highest possible quality and long term motivation. We want to set new standards in these areas”, he elaborates.
With about 150 million registered players, InnoGames is one of the world’s leading developers and providers of online games. The Hamburg-based company employs over 350 people from about 30 nations and scored major successes with the games Tribal Wars, Grepolis and Forge of Empires.