Dr Jo Twist OBE is stepping down as CEO of the UK’s online game commerce physique, Ukie, after over a decade.
Twist will depart Ukie in the summertime to change into CEO of music commerce physique, the BPI.
Sam Collins and Dan Wooden, long-serving members of Ukie’s senior administration staff, will collectively handle the group whereas the seek for a everlasting successor is underway.
Following the announcement, Sam Collins has been named chief business officer with rapid impact. Dan Wooden, in the meantime, will stay within the function of strategic venture lead.
Twist served as Ukie CEO for 11 years, championing the online game trade and people inside it throughout a interval of progress.
“I’ve loved an unimaginable journey as CEO of Ukie, guaranteeing we’re a future going through, inclusive commerce affiliation, which totally displays and represents the amazingly revolutionary and inventive sector we advocate on behalf of,” mentioned Twist in a press launch.
“I wish to thank the Ukie Board members previous and current with whom I’ve had the good pleasure of working, however indisputably, the Ukie staff previous and current deserve all of the thanks for being an excellent, artistic, devoted group of people that will proceed to thrive beneath new management.”
Ukie mentioned it desires to exchange Twist with a “strategic and inspirational chief” who’ll be capable to construct on the foundations laid over the previous decade.