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XSOLLA EXPANDS IN THE UK WITH KEY HIRE

- Former Strategic Partner Manager at Meta joins Xsolla as Senior Country Manager, UK, France & Benelux -
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

 

LONDON, UK - 21 JULY, 2022 - Xsolla, a global video game commerce company, announces the appointment of former Meta strategic partner manager Sebastian Totté as its new Senior Country Manager for the UK, France and Benelux.

 

Sebastian joins Xsolla following more than seven years at Meta on both the mobile and publisher sides of the business. He has substantial experience in Meta’s Mobile App, Mobile Web, In-stream Video, Instant Article, and Instant Games divisions. Prior to Meta, Sebastian worked at AdTech company InMobi, where he was Premium Partner Manager (EMEA), helping develop partnerships with premium SSPs and publishers, specifically sports, news, and entertainment apps.

 

As Xsolla’s Senior Country Manager for the UK, France & Benelux, Sebastian will build relationships with games studios in the region. Xsolla’s growing on-the-ground teams locally engage more widely with Europe’s flourishing video game ecosystems. 

 

Miikka Luotio, Regional Director of Europe at Xsolla, commented:

“Xsolla is committed to boosting its presence in the UK, French and Benelux markets, investing in the necessary to engage with existing and potential Xsolla customers meaningfully. We’re thrilled to welcome Sebastian on board, who has market-leading expertise in cultivating leading commercial partnerships and deploying strategic services for one of the largest global technology companies. Sebastian brings  a wealth of experience which will enable the new Xsolla UK team, in particular, to scale at speed.”

 

Sebastian, Senior Country Manager, UK, France & Benelux at Xsolla UK, added: 

“The UK, France and Benelux region is home to some of the world’s leading video games companies and a hotbed of global games industry talent. With Xsolla’s leading suite of products, which is driving incremental revenue for publishers and has a reputation for excellence across the industry. I’m so pleased to be joining Xsolla as we seek to work more closely with gaming companies in these markets and build teams of talented people locally.”

 

Xsolla helps video game developers to launch, market, monetize and sell their games in over 200 countries around the world. With its advanced tools and services, they are able to enable developers to accelerate their gaming business by reaching players who want to pay for their gaming experiences using their preferred method of payments locally. Working with the likes of Twitch, Roblox, Steam, Ubisoft, T2 and many more. Xsolla has already helped accelerate gaming transactions in 130+ currencies, 20+ languages and is continuing to grow its partner base as well as bringing NFT and web3 technologies to the masses. 

 

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For further info, interviews and exclusive thought leadership content:

 

Rana Rahman /  Mark O’Leary / Priyanka Harsora / Coral Cripps

Raptor PR for Xsolla 

[email protected] / [email protected] / [email protected] / [email protected] 

 

About Xsolla

Xsolla is a global video game commerce company with a robust and powerful set of tools and services designed specifically for the video game industry. Since its founding in 2005, Xsolla has helped thousands of game developers and publishers of all sizes fund, market, launch and monetize their games globally and across multiple platforms. As an innovative leader in in-game commerce, Xsolla’s mission is to solve the inherent complexities of global distribution, marketing, and monetization to help our partners reach more geographies, generate more revenue and create relationships with gamers worldwide. Xsolla is headquartered and incorporated in Los Angeles, California, with offices in Berlin, Seoul, and cities worldwide. Xsolla supports major gaming entitles like Valve, Twitch, Roblox, Ubisoft, Epic Games, Take-Two, KRAFTON, Nexters, NetEase, Playstudios, Playrix, miHoYo, and more. 

 

For additional information and to learn more, please visit xsolla.com.

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