Shareholders representing approximately 56,54 percent of all shares and votes in Nitro Games Oyj propose to the Annual General Meeting that the current members of the Board of Directors Johan Biehl, Antti Villanen, Mikkel Weider be re-elected and new member Susana Meza Graham be elected according to their consents. The term of office of the Board of Directors ends at the closing of the Annual General Meeting following the election.
“I’m excited to join the board of Nitro Games and start working with the rest of its members to support the company’s growth. My relationship with Nitro Games goes back to 2009 when we worked together on the launch of some of their early titles. We have since accumulated a lot of valuable experiences on both sides and I look forward to putting mine to good use as a member of their board.” said Susana Meza Graham.
Susana Meza Graham, born 1976
Susana Meza Graham has spent 18 years in the games industry. Previous roles include CMO and COO at Paradox Interactive (2004-2018), where she helped build the company from the ground up for 14 years. As part of the management team, she led the company through a number of phases including a successful IPO and listing. She is the co-founder & Chairwoman of independent investment company Aldeon (2020- ). Aldeon focuses on games & tech founders in early stages. Previous board assignments have included Supervisory Board member of international games company Funcom (2018-2020) and board member at the Association of Swedish Game Developers (2014-2017). Current board assignments include Chairwoman of games company Hello There Games (2021-), director of emotionally conscious AI company TRU LUV in Canada (2020-) as well as a yet unannounced games company in the UK. She also holds a variety of advisory board positions in games & tech. Susana Meza Graham holds a Bachelor degree from Stockholm University focused on International management and marketing.
Johan Biehl, born 1983
Chairman of board since 2020 and member of the Board since March 2019
Johan Biehl is an investor and has devoted the last ten years to managing his personal investments. He is a board member and Investment manager at Feat Invest AB since 2016 and board member at Zwipe AS since 2018. Johan is focused on small and micro caps and today has some ten investments in listed and unlisted companies in a variety of industries with a predominance in tech companies. Johan has a background as an equity analyst and before going into the financial industry he held several positions in B2B sales and sales management. He has studied economics and business and holds a degree in finance from Stockholm University.
Antti Villanen, born 1973
Co-founder & Member of the board since 2008 and CSO of Nitro Games
Antti Villanen is a digital media and game industry executive with 20 years of board and C-level experience from a more than 20 digital and gaming companies. Before founding Nitro Games, Antti co-founded the digital media studio Nitro FX Oy, where he worked as CEO, Executive Vice President, and board member during during 2000-2009. Before co-founding Nitro FX Oy, Antti worked as Digital Media Director at Sarajärvi& Hellén DDB Oy during 1999-2000 and in various Marketing and Sales-roles at Profectus Finland Oy during 1994–1999.
Mikkel Weider, born 1975
Member of the board since 2020
Mikkel Weider is the CEO of Nordisk Games. He founded the investment unit within Nordisk Film / Egmont in 2016 and built the team to secure the investments and support the portfolio companies. Mikkel is currently on the board of Avalanche and Star Stable. Mikkel originally founded the gaming company Art of Crime and have been Director or board member at several global internet companies, including Match. com, Bookatable.com, TrustPilot.com, and GoGift.com.
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Nitro Games in brief:
Nitro Games is a free-to-play mobile game developer and publisher. Nitro Games team is a multinational group of mobile gaming professionals that has the expertise from development to publishing to live-operations. The Company focuses on producing mobile games with high production value for mid-core audience. Nitro Games is specialized in the category of shooter games. With Nitro Games’ powerful NG Platform and the NG MVP process, the Company is able to carry out market validation with its games during development. Nitro Games has developed games based on its own IP such as Lootland, Heroes of Warland, Medals of War, Raids of Glory. The company offers its services also to selected customers and has developed several successful projects for leading mobile gaming companies.
Nitro Games’ shares are listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market with the ticker NITRO. The Certified Adviser is FNCA Sweden AB, firstname.lastname@example.org, +468 528 00399.
Finnish Business ID: FI21348196