Chief Executive Officer
Riccardo Zacconi is one of our Founders and has served as our Chief Executive Officer since March 2003. With over 20 years of experience in strategic management, consulting and e-commerce, Riccardo brings exceptional knowledge and expertise to both the social and casual gaming domains.
Chief Creative Officer
Sebastian Knutsson is one of our Founders and has served as our Chief Creative Officer since June 2004 and as our Executive Product Developer from February 2003 to June 2004. Sebastian has more than 18 years of experience in the Internet and games industry. As Chief Creative Officer, he leads the product strategy, games development and service offerings for King. Sebastian has designed more than 100 games for King.
Chief Operating Officer
Stephane Kurgan has served as our Chief Operating Officer since April 2011. Stephane has more than 20 years of management experience at high-growth technology businesses.
Chief Technology Officer
Thomas Hartwig is one of our Founders and has served as our Chief Technology Officer since September 2011, after eight years as Vice President of Engineering. He is responsible for overall technology decisions, as well as engineering, operations and information technology.
Chief Financial Officer / Chief Strategy Officer
Humam Sakhnini has served as our Chief Financial Officer / Chief Strategy Officer since April 2016 after six years at Activision Blizzard where he held the position of Chief Strategy and Talent Officer.
Chief Legal Officer
Susie has served as King’s Chief Legal Officer since September 2017, after several years as our Head of IP and Litigation. She is responsible for legal operations at King and has extensive experience advising fast-moving technology companies.
Chief People Officer
Colin Daly has served as our Chief People Officer since June 2016 and is responsible for both our Workplace and Human Resources teams.
Senior Vice President, London & Barcelona Studios & Publishing
Alex Dale has served as Senior Vice President since August 2017 and is responsible for London and Barcelona studios together with third party publishing business. Prior to this, Alex held the position of Chief Marketing Officer at King since 2011