South Korean holding firm Krafton Recreation Union has named Changham Kim as its new CEO. Finest recognized for its battle royale esports title PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, Krafton will retain Kim in a twin position because the CEO of one in all its subsidiaries, PUBG Corp.
In an inauguration speech, Kim stated the corporate would evolve Krafton’s collective of recreation growth groups into an unbiased studio system, giving extra autonomy for every to “pursue their artistic imaginative and prescient.” As well as, Krafton would additional leverage and construct on the PUBG IP, and construct out all of its franchises with totally different content material together with TV dramas, films, and esports occasions.
Based in 2018, Krafton at the moment consists of PUBG Corp, Bluehole, Pnix, Redsahara, Delusion, and En Masse. In response to Korean information website Pulse, former CEO Kim Hyo-sub resigned from his position, and beneath Kim’s management Krafton will additional push for its rumored preliminary public providing (IPO).