North American Esports group Dignitas introduced that it has promoted its Counter-Strike: World Offensive Supervisor Robin “@Fifflaren” Johansson to the place of VP of esports. Extra strikes embrace the promotion of James “Bakery” Baker from Dignitas assistant common supervisor to director of esports and Heather ‘sapphiRe’ Garozzo has moved into the function of VP of expertise, the place she’s going to “work carefully with Dignitas gamers and content material creators to assist their manufacturers develop.”
In January, Dignitas introduced that it will be creating a brand new CS:GO workforce and introduced on Johansson to be the pinnacle coach in addition to handle this system. A local of Sweden, Johansson performed for Ninjas in Pyjamas from 2012 to 2014 the place he gained a number of tournaments together with a CS:GO Main at ESL One: Cologne in 2014.
Garozzo is a four-time world champion CS:GO participant who made a reputation for herself taking part in with Selfless (2017) and Dignitas’ (2017-Current) girls’s squad for whom she nonetheless competes when wanted. Introduced on initially as the corporate’s director of fan advertising and marketing, she then grew to become vice chairman of promoting earlier than this new appointment.
Moreover, Garozzo is thought to be top-of-the-line broadcast observers in CS:GO, having labored a number of occasions. Observers search for the place the motion is inside a online game and whereas utilizing an in-game digicam sends the motion to be broadcast.
Baker comes from Heroes of the Storm the place he performed within the help function for Dignitas earlier than retiring from aggressive play in 2017.