Plinga Instate Lars Smidt and Henning Bublies as the New Managing Directors

Plinga's new top management

Plinga, Europe’s leading publisher of social and casual games has newly restructured its top management. The management of the Berlin-based start-up and Rocket Internet venture has changed, with Lars Smidt taking over as CEO in March. The new CEO previously worked for more than two years as Head of Marketing at Aeria Games & Entertainment, and has many years of experience in the gaming industry, especially in marketing and partnerships. Upon taking up his new role, Lars Smidt said: “Plinga is a leading social games publisher and can draw on a network of more than 2,500 partners. Behind this is a great team which I am delighted to be working with, on our drive for further growth.”​

Smidt will be supported in his position by the Plinga stalwart Henning Bublies, who was made COO. Bublies, who began his career as a product manager at Plinga” better “who began his career at Plinga as a product manager, has worked in various positions within the company over the years. Through his experience as Product Manager, Head of End User Monetization and recently Director of Product Management & Marketing, he has gained a great understanding of the company and its operations. He too is looking forward to his new role, offering more responsibility and further cooperation with the experienced team. Together, the new managing directors will continue to work to develop Plinga, with the goal of becoming the world’s leading distribution platform for social games. For this reason, Plinga is showing a continuing interest in new partnerships with game developers and gaming related websites.

About Plinga:​

Plinga - the company was founded in Berlin in 2009 and is rapidly becoming one of the leading social games publishers. Plinga is Europe’s leading publisher of F2P social and casual games. The recently published titles are played each month by more than 30 million users worldwide in 9 different languages and on more than 2,500 portals. Plinga is committed to the goal of providing a global audience with the best social games in the world and sees itself as a mediator between portal providers and game developers. Currently, about 50 employees strive towards the goal of turning Plinga into the world’s leading distribution platform for social games.

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Categories: Video Games

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