TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2020 /CNW/ – New Wave Esports Corp. (“New Wave Esports” or the “Company”) (CSE:NWES) is pleased to announce that Chris Mancil has been appointed to the Company’s board of directors, subject to regulatory approval. In connection with his appointment, the Company granted Mr. Mancil 200,000 options to purchase common shares of the Company (“Options“). The Options are exercisable at a price of $0.075 and will expire on February 10, 2025.
Chris Mancil is a 19 year video game industry expert specializing in community management and influencer relations. Over the last seven years, Chris led Core Community at Electronic Arts, helping EA redefine its long-term player relationship strategy across iconic brands like Battlefield, The Sims, Titanfall, Plants vs Zombies, EA Sports FIFA and Madden.
Previously, Chris worked with many of gaming’s greatest publishers such as Ubisoft, Sierra Online, Warner Bros. Interactive, and THQ. He has worked on iconic brands such as The Matrix, Warhammer 40k, Far Cry, WWE and Saints Row, among many other AAA franchises.
“I have been an admirer of New Wave Esports’ management team and look forward to guiding this innovative group through its accelerated growth and impact on the global entertainment ecosystem,” says Chris Mancil.
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