Media holding company WePlay Esports has announced Oleh Humeniuk as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.
Humeniuk previously served as WePlay Esports’ General Manager of its European office. General Manager Maksym Bilonogov will also take on the responsibilities of Chief Visionary Officer.
Having joined WePlay Esports in 2019, Humeniuk brings over 11 years of experience in IT infrastructure project management and building up work teams across the public and private sector.
The latest appointment comes as part of the changes to WePlay’s holding company structure on November 16th and the expansion of its areas of activity over the past two years.
On his new appointment and the importance of WePlay staying flexible, Humeniuk noted the company “is growing and scaling up at a tremendous speed. We have transformed from a tournament operator into a media holding company that combines esports events with activities such as creating and developing an ecosystem of premium products and services, media, brand integration into esports, and media rights sales.
“My task as CEO is to ensure our further development, supporting WePlay Esports’ aspiration to become a leading esports media holding and make esports an important part of life for a large number of people across the world.”
Esports Insider says: WePlay Esports has publicly expressed its interest in growing its business presence in Asia and the Americas. With a new CEO at the helm, WePlay will be sure to continue its internationally focused expansion, including its investment in streamer engagement platform Organization.GG.