Paradox Interactive CEO Ebba Ljungerud has resigned “due to differing views on the company’s strategy going forward,” the company announced today. Ljungerud’s resignation will take effect immediately, although she has agreed to stay indefinitely to “ensure a good handover”.
“Ebba has done an amazing job as CEO of Paradox Interactive,” said Chairman Håkan Sjunnesson. “During her leadership, our organization, player base and gaming projects have been strengthened and grown giving the company a strong base for future growth. We regret that she has decided to resign but we wish her all the best in her future endeavours.”
Ljungerud will be replaced by former CEO Fredrik Wester, who resigned in early 2018 and was replaced by – you guessed it – Ljungerud.
Wester said in his resignation announcement Paradox Forums. “She’s also been the CEO of the Kindred Group for the past few years, so her ability to run a growth company the size of Paradox is a safe bet.”
Paradox was active during the Ljungerud period, from Acquisition of studios to weigh it down player toxicityembracing mobile gamesand (finally) Commit to Victoria 3. But it is also struggling on multiple fronts: the expectation Sin Empire At least it was a big mess. Vampire: Farce – Blood Lines 2 It was indefinitely delayed after the game developer abandoned it, and the game director at Europa Universalis 4 apologized for “Long trail of low quality [DLC] releaseIt dates back to 2018.
Ljungerud’s resignation is the second senior executive to leave Paradox within a week: former chief marketing officer Daniel Goldberg has announced his departure. On August 25. There is no clear connection between the two resignations, but Goldberg’s last day was scheduled for sometime this week.
Wester said day Twitter His return to the position of CEO would be permanent. I’ve reached out to the company for more information and will update if I receive a response.