Fatshark Appoints Sven Folkesson as COO

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Stockholm developer, Fatshark has appointed Sven Folkesson as their Chief Operating Officer. Sven Folkesson steps into the role of COO at Fatshark after leaving Nuday Games where he served as Founder, COO & Legal counsel. Previous to this Folkesson served as Director of Business and Legal Affairs at Magine TV and worked at White & Case LLP for five years.

I’ve been following the Fatshark team for some time, and am delighted to come on board as Chief Operating Officer, as the studio moves into from third party development, to a self-publishing model”, said Sven Folkesson, COO of Fatshark. “The upcoming launch of Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide is an exciting time, and the perfect opportunity to cement our reputation as an innovative, technologically advanced developer who is building new properties that will be loved by a new generation of players.

The hiring of Sven Folkesson as Chief Operation Officer, comes at an exciting time for the developer with the upcoming launch of Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide, a co-operative action first person shooter and melee combat adventure set in the End Times of the iconic Warhammer Fantasy universe. Vermintide is scheduled for release for Windows PC, the Xbox One, all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft via the ID@Xbox self-publishing program, and PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system.

With his background in finance, production and entrepreneurialism, we are incredibly excited to bring Sven on as Chief Operating Officer at Fatshark,” said Martin Wahlund, CEO of Fatshark. “With the upcoming launch of our biggest property to date Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide, his experience will be invaluable as we move from third party development into a self publishing model.

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