Stillfront Group, a team of “independent creators, publishers, and distributors of digital games,” announced that Oleg Savschouk and Phillip Knust, two longtime employees at Goodgame Studios, will take up new positions as CEO and CPO, respectively.
Savschouk joined up with Goodgame over seven years ago as a Product Director. Since then, he has moved up to Vice President of Live Operations. The company credits Savschouk for uber-successful games such as Big Farm and Goodgame Empire.
Knust entered the company over eight years ago as a Product Manager. Since then, he has been the head of numerous production teams - most of which saw unrelenting success - and is also the “creator of the original game design of both Goodgame Empire and Big Farm.”
By promoting these experienced employees, the company hopes to elevate product development and shareholder value even higher than ever before.
“It is a privilege to lead this fundamentally strong company with iconic products and talent,” says Savschouk. He continues, “Phillip and I will be working very hard in the coming years to further expand our brands. We will move with urgency and intense commitment to continue to drive revenue and profits for Goodgame and the Stillfront Group. I see an exciting future for Goodgame with profitable growth and more great products to come. I am eager to get going.”
Jörgen Larsson, CEO of Stillfront Group, also shared their thoughts on the matter:
“I am very happy to see Goodgame Studios in such a strong position. The company is showing high profitability, popular brands, a great product pipeline and continues to be led by a highly skilled management team. Oleg and Phillip are experienced gaming industry experts with a strong focus on building and managing long-lifecycle products. I look forward to working with Oleg and Phillip in their new roles.”Stillfront is responsible for all sorts of games across multiple platforms. Most notable is their collaboration with EA which led to titles Unravel and its sequel, Unravel Two as Coldwood is part of the group. The group also publishes multiple mobile titles such as Imperia Online and Big Farm.