Finnish eSports brand ENCE enters Samsung partnership and appoints Mika Kuusisto as new CEO.
Finnish eSports brand ENCE has entered a partnership with Samsung and also appointed Mika Kuusisto as CEO.
ENCE to benefit from Samsung tech
As part of the deal, ENCE players and staff will be using Samsung technology like smart phones, wearables and SSD’s.
Marketing Director at ENCE, Joona Leppänen, commented:
“We at ENCE are extremely happy to have Samsung on board. Two brands who lead by example and believe in providing only the best in their own fields is the kind of collaboration we can proudly stand behind. Being able to kit our organization with Samsung’s handheld devices, wearables and SSD’s will help us greatly to provide better content and better gameplay on the move or back at home.”
Head of Mobile Division at Samsung Finalnd, Mika Engblom, added:
”Samsung is super excited to partner with ENCE – world class Esports team to make sure that they can also perform and play top level when on-the-go. With their current mobile devices Samsung Note 9 and Galaxy Watch ENCE will never miss the moment, power and performance. With this partnership Samsung Finland stays committed to partner with local Finnish rising phenomena to also ensure their further success”
Mika Kuusisto is new CEO
ENCE eSports Oy has appointed Mika Kuusisto as the new CEO, in an effort to strengthen the development of the company. Petri Hämälä, one of the founders and former CEO is said to be staying on, but focusing more on player development.
Having successfully scaled various sales and marketing teams for international tech and gaming start-ups over more than 15 years, Mika will be entering the world of esports for the first time.
Talking about his new role, Mika said:
“I could not be more excited to join the leading Finnish esports organization. ENCE has already established itself globally and keeps challenging world’s leading teams in several games. We are very ambitious about our future and want to accelerate our growth towards TOP 5 multi team esports organization in the world. I believe my strong technology background will help ENCE to further capitalize on its success, and innovate scalable and technology driven business models to fuel further growth”