Quickspin announces appointment of Erik Gullstrand as leading CPO
Stockholm, 16th of January, 2019 – Swedish slots supplier Quickspin, a Playtech Group company, has announced the promotion of Erik Gullstrand to leading Chief Product Officer.
Gullstrand, who will be tasked with overseeing the formulation and execution of Quickspin’s product
strategy in 2019 and the years to come, will be based at the company’s head office in Stockholm, Sweden.
Having been at the company since 2012, he brings a wealth of experience to his leading position, previously serving as Head of Development, Head of Account management as well as VP of Business Development. He holds an MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics.
Among Erik’s many responsibilities for his role, he will be tasked with continuing to diversify Quickspin’s portfolio even further and the execution of its innovative promotional tools, along with the continued expansion into new markets.
Daniel Lindberg, CEO of Quickspin said: “We are delighted to announce the promotion of Erik to leading CPO at Quickspin. He’s an invaluable asset and has been dedicated to building the company into what it has become today since our founding.
“We have very exciting plans for 2019 and are confident that Erik is the ideal person to execute that strategy.”
Gullstrand’s promotion reflects Quickspin’s dedication to developing its internal talent. Commenting on his appointment, Gullstrand said: “I am excited by this new challenge. Having been at Quickspin since its founding days, I see this appointment as testament to all of the hard work myself and my fellow Quickspinners have put into the building of the company to the leading slots specialist it has now become.”
Quickspin was founded in 2011 and has quickly established itself as a leading development studio for real money and social casino gaming. Now licensed in multiple jurisdictions, its award-winning content has seen the company sign agreements with a long list of leading operators. It was acquired by Playtech in March 2016.
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Quickspin is a Swedish game studio developing innovative video slots for real money online gambling and free to play social markets. The aim of our 90-strong team of gaming industry veterans is to cause a market-changing shift in quality and innovation by creating the kind of games that we as players would love to play. Quickspin games are integrated with our customers’ casino through our own platform which includes ground breaking promotional tools to help attract and retain players.
Founded in 1999 and premium listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, Playtech is a technology leader in the gambling and financial trading industries.
Playtech is the gambling industry’s leading technology company, delivering business intelligence-driven gambling software, services, content and platform technology across the industry’s most popular product verticals, including casino, live casino, sports betting, virtual sports, bingo and poker. It is the pioneer of omni-channel gambling technology through its integrated platform technology, Playtech ONE. Playtech ONE delivers data-driven marketing expertise, single wallet functionality, CRM and responsible gambling solutions across one single platform across product verticals and across retail and online.
Playtech’s partners with and invests in the leading brands in regulated and newly regulated markets to deliver its data-driven gambling technology across the retail and online value chain. Playtech provides its technology on a B2B basis to the industry’s leading retail and online operators, land-based casino groups and government sponsored entities such as lotteries. As of June 2018, through the acquisition of Snaitech, Playtech directly owns and operates the leading sports betting and gaming brand in online and retail in Italy, Snai. Snaitech operates a B2B2C model as a service provider, allowing franchisees to utilise the Playtech technology stack in in the retail environment while operating the leading brand, Snai, directly online as a B2C business.
Playtech’s Financials Division, named TradeTech Group, is a technology leader in the CFD and financial trading industry and operates both on a B2C and B2B basis.
Playtech has in total c.5,800 employees across 17 countries and is headquartered in the Isle of Man.
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