Embracer, the COO resigns: “the last year has been difficult”

It is well known that Embracer Group is not sailing in good waters, but now the COO has declared that he has left the company following serious critical issues.\r\nWe know well that the Swedish video game and media holding company based in Karlstad has long been in financial trouble, so much so that recently it was rumored that even the authors of Borderlands (which you can find on Amazon) could be sold to third parties.\r\nMoreover, it is well known that the development teams linked to the company have recently been closed, including the authors of Saints Row.\r\nOr, even more recently, it also happened to the authors of Neverwinter, also owned by Embracer.\r\nNow, as also reported by VGC, Egil Strunke has stated that he left the holding company – which owns developers such as Gearbox and Crystal Dynamics – last week.\r\nIn June, Embracer announced the appointment of an interim COO, which would be filled by Matthew Karch, head of Saber Interactive ( the COO is typically the second in command, tasked with managing the day-to-day operations of a company and answering to the CEO).\r\n«Last week I left Embracer Group as COO, and it is with mixed feelings that I am taking different paths from this phenomenal global company, rooted in Karlstad, Sweden,” wrote Strunke.\r\n“On the one hand, I am grateful to have had the opportunity to work with the one-of-a-kind CEO, Lars Wingefors, and with all the other EXTRAORDINARY COLLEAGUES (too many to mention!) that I will be sorry to leave. On the other hand, I am excited about the opportunities that await me – starting and building my own company: Strunke Games.” Strunke’s history with Embracer spans two four-year periods, from 2011 to 2014 and from 2019 to 2023. his statement, the former COO acknowledged his last difficult year at the company.\r\n«Although the last year has been difficult, in line with market changes and industry consolidation, I am convinced that Embracer will come out stronger and with a bright future ahead of it.”\r\nThe departure comes in a difficult year for the holding company, in which the collapse of a large operation caused the implementation of a \

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