Yggdrasil Appoints James Curwen as New CEO, Effective October 1st
Yggdrasil, a prominent name in the iGaming industry, has revealed its forthcoming change in leadership, with James Curwen set to become the new CEO starting from October 1st.
Curwen, currently serving as Chief Online Officer of OPAP, a distinguished Greek Operator, will take the helm as Bjorn Krantz steps down from his role as Chief Executive Officer. The transition will be overseen by Krantz until his departure at the end of September.
A New Chapter with Curwen
James Curwen’s appointment as CEO marks a significant turning point for Yggdrasil as it navigates its next phase of global development. With a background as an industry veteran, Curwen’s extensive experience and leadership skills are expected to play a pivotal role in driving Yggdrasil’s continued growth and success.
Bjorn Krantz, the outgoing CEO, expressed his belief in Curwen’s capabilities, stating “Since day one, my work with Yggdrasil has been focused on transformation, and as the company now enters the next phase of its global developments, it’s time for me to hand over the reins. James Curwen is an industry veteran; he will bring invaluable experience and leadership to the company as it enters the next phase of driving sustainable, profitable growth. It’s his time to lead,”
Itai Frieberger, Chairman of the Board at Yggdrasil, welcomed Curwen’s appointment with enthusiasm, stating “Yggdrasil’s Chairman of the Board, stated, “The Board is thrilled to announce that James Curwen has agreed to join us as the new CEO of Yggdrasil. We believe he possesses the skills and experience to elevate the business to new heights. On behalf of the Board, I want to express our gratitude to Bjorn for his hard work and dedication over the last four years at Yggdrasil.”
As Yggdrasil prepares for a new era under James Curwen’s leadership, the announcement signifies the company’s commitment to sustainable and profitable growth. With a combination of experience and fresh perspectives, Yggdrasil aims to continue its trajectory as a leading player in the iGaming industry, embracing innovation and expansion under its new CEO.
Yggdrasil’s appointment of James Curwen as CEO ushers in a new phase for the company, as it embraces a seasoned industry expert to steer its course. The legacy left by Bjorn Krantz will undoubtedly influence the organization’s future successes, and as Yggdrasil transitions to new leadership, it aspires to maintain its position at the forefront of the iGaming landscape.