ESE Entertainment Announces Appointment of Chief Operating Officer
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 7, 2022 – ESE Entertainment Inc. (“ESE” or the “Company”) (TSXV: ESE) (OTCQB: ENTEF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Jodoin as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the Company.
Mr. Jodoin has been a business owner and operator in the information technology industry for the last 20 years. He holds a degree in computer programming (graduating with honours) and has been involved in many successful projects and businesses over the years. These businesses have generated approximately $250M in revenues in aggregate. He is also a graduate of the MIT Entrepreneurship Master program (EMP), which he completed in 2016. Most recently, Mr. Jodoin has grown into his role of CEO of GameAddik, creating a high-performance working environment and putting together one of the best teams in his market segment. Focusing mostly on strategy and people, Eric has helped his team to climb to the pole position among gaming advertising networks.
Mr. Jodoin will commence his new role as COO of the Company on April 7, 2022, with a mandate to lead innovation and sales growth across a team of high-performing professionals dedicated to gaming technology, product management and customer engagement. Mr. Jodoin will also maintain his role as CEO of the Company’s subsidiary, GameAddik.
“We are very excited to appoint Eric Jodoin as the COO at ESE Entertainment,” stated Konrad Wasiela, CEO of ESE. “Eric brings a proven track record of scaling technology businesses from inception to profitability. He has extensive gaming technology experience and an Entrepreneurship Masters from MIT, he has also demonstrated the required skillset for structuring and scaling global cross-functional teams. This unique skillset will be especially important as we enter the next growth stage at ESE this year. Eric is an important asset to ESE, and we look forward to him playing a larger role in the development of the company.”
Eric Jodoin, COO of ESE, commented, “It is with great enthusiasm that I am stepping into the role of Chief Operating Officer of ESE. I look forward to bringing value in terms of strategy, operations, and technology to each of ESE’s business teams and to scaling our operations to the next level.”
ESE is a Europe based entertainment and technology company focused on gaming and esports. The Company provides a range of services to leading video game developers, publishers, and brands by providing technology, infrastructure, and fan engagement services internationally. ESE also operates its own ecommerce channels, esports teams, and gaming leagues. In addition to the Company’s organic growth opportunities, the Company is considering selective acquisitions that align with its objective of becoming a dominant global player in esports technology and infrastructure. | www.esegaming.com
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