ZUG, SWITZERLAND (5 February, 2020)
Alexander Müller (SK Gaming) and Ulrich Schulze (ESL) were appointed as new WESA Executive Board Members at the extraordinary WESA Members Meeting in Paris on 24 January 2020. Mr Müller and Mr Schulze replace Roman Dvoryankin (Virtus Pro) and Jan Pommer who have decided to focus on other professional opportunities after several years on the WESA Executive Board.
The decision to appoint Alexander Müller and Ulrich Schulze was taken unanimously by the WESA Members during an extraordinary WESA Members Meeting in Paris. Mr Müller and Mr Schulze bring a decade long experience in Esports and a strong industry expertise to the Executive Board of WESA. They are joining Erik Anderson, Hicham Chahine, Ralf Reichert and Sebastian Weishaar on the WESA Executive Board.
“We welcome Alexander and Ulrich to the Board and are looking forward to their active participation in shaping the future of WESA. I would also like to thank Jan Pommer and Roman Dvoryankin (Virtus.Pro) for their work and commitment over the last years as we wish them all the best for their future endeavors” said Pietro Fringuelli, WESA Chairman & Commissioner.
WESA was founded in May 2016 and counts as its Members twelve of the world’s most popular esports teams (EnVyUS, FaZe Clan, Fnatic, G2 Esports, mousesports, Natus Vincere, Ninjas in Pyjamas, North, OpTic Gaming, Renegades, SK Gaming and Virtus.pro) together with ESL, the world’s largest esports company. This elite group shares a collective vision to continue to professionalize esports by introducing elements of player representation, standardized regulations and revenue sharing for teams. Based on traditional sports association models, WESA also aims to create predictable schedules for fans, players, organizers and broadcasters by engaging all appropriate stakeholders. Pro League for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is the first professional esports competition that is played under WESA Regulations.
For more information about WESA, visit www.wesa.gg.