Zordix Names New Board Member Stefan Lampinen With Legendary Games Industry Background
Stefan Lampinen is one of the most well-known leaders in the video games industry, equipped with a large international network. He has worked in leading positions at Electronic Arts, Nokia, Microsoft and Warner Bros. Lampinen will strengthen Zordix’s strategic business development towards new customers, markets, distribution channels, and publishing.
“I look forward to joining Zordix in an extremely exciting phase both internally and in the global market where growth is taking place in all Zordix categories such as PC, consoles and mobile games.”, says Stefan Lampinen.
David Wallsten, CEO of Zordix’s subsidiary Dimfrost, is at the same time joining the Zordix board of directors. He has a background as an investor and business developer.
“During the past six months, Zordix has doubled its workforce, and through recent acquisitions, has started a journey as a Group with international reach. Expanding the board with a game industry legend such as Stefan Lampinen and a strategic business developer with a large investor network such as David Wallsten, is natural at this stage.”, says Matti Larsson, CEO, Zordix.
Zordix is a fast-growing Group of game companies with its headquarters in Umeå, Sweden. Its IPO took place just over one year ago and over the last six months, Zordix has doubled in size to become 50 employees. Zordix is strategically seeking to continue its expansion at a high rate through acquisitions of other established companies within the games industry.
About Stefan Lampinen
Stefan Lampinen (born in 1963) runs Game Advisor Ltd, a UK based company specialized in consulting and business development for the gaming industry. Stefan is considered by many to be a key person for Sweden’s global success in the gaming industry. He has held leading positions at Electronic Arts, Nokia, Microsoft and Warner Bros. In 2008, Stefan received the “Lifetime Achievement Award” from the Swedish Games Industry.
Zordix is a Swedish game developer and publisher with headquarters in Umeå, whose business concept is to develop and publish games for consoles, PC and mobile on the global market. Subsidiaries are Dimfrost Studio and Invictus Games. Zordix develops and publishes the popular racing game series Moto Racing™. The game series includes the watercraft game Aqua Moto Racing Utopia and the snowmobile game Snow Moto Racing Freedom. Other games that Zordix has developed are Valet Parking 1989, 1950s Lawn Mower Kids, Real Heroes Firefighter 3D, Snow Moto Racing 3D, Aqua Moto Racing 3D, and Overpass. Zordix Racing is currently developing a new project called Thunder. Dimfrost Studio is developing Bramble: The Mountain King. Invictus Games has previously developed some 50 games and is currently working on a number of new projects including the racing section for the next Pinchcliffe Grand Prix. Zordix Publishing publishes games developed by smaller studios and helps them launch their titles globally.