Global Management Team
The Global Management Team, led by the Chief Executive Officer, is in charge of the day-to-day operations of the Huuuge, Inc.’s group (the “Huuuge Group”) and the development of strategic initiatives of the Huuuge Group. Such team currently consists of nine people, with their expertise covering all key areas of the business. Four members of the team are also formally appointed as the officers of Huuuge, Inc., namely Wojciech "Wrona" Wronowski, the Chief Executive Officer, Erik Duindam, the President, the Chief Operating Officer, Marek Chwałek, the Treasurer, and Monika Kierepa, the Secretary.
Wojciech "Wrona" Wronowski - Chief Executive Officer
Wojciech has been working closely with Anton Gauffin (the former Chief Executive Officer and the biggest shareholder of Huuuge, Inc. (through Big Best OÜ) since 2006 and subsequently became a member of the founding team of Huuuge Group. Wojciech played a leading role in the design and management of the Huuuge Group’s most successful games, Huuuge Casino & Billionaire Casino, which have generated almost $2 billion in lifetime revenue so far. Since early 2022, Wojciech has been served as the Chief Operating Officer and has primarily focused on implementing the Huuuge Group’s profitability and efficiency focused strategy, which delivered over $100 million in adjusted EBITDA over the past 12 months. Following the executive team changes in September 2023, Wrona acts as the Chief Executive Officer of Huuuge, Inc. Wrona is based in Warsaw, Poland.
Erik Duindam - Chief Operating Officer
Erik Duindam transitioned from his most recent role as the Chief Technology Officer to become the Chief Operating Officer of Huuuge, Inc. in September 2023. Erik has served as the Chief Technology Officer since 2022, previously holding positions such as the Senior Vice-President of Technology and the Vice-President of Technology & Product. Before his tenure at the Huuuge Group, Erik served as the Co-Chief Executive Officer of Playable Platform B.V., which Huuuge, Inc. acquired in 2020, and as the Head of Engineering and an executive at Everwise in New York and San Francisco. He also co-founded Cloud Games and has held Chief Technical Officer and senior tech leadership positions in various tech scale-ups and startups across New York, Dubai and Amsterdam.
Marek Chwalek - Executive Vice-President of Finance
Marek Chwałek has been Vice-President of Finance at Huuuge, Inc. since 2015, holding the position of Executive Vice-President of Finance from 2022. He oversees the financial functions within the Huuuge Group and serves as a Treasurer of Huuuge, Inc. With nearly eight years of experience and professional competence gained from working at international corporations such as PZ Cussons and Reckitt Benckiser, he joined the Huuuge Group as a financial director in 2012. Marek Chwałek is a graduate of the Warsaw School of Economics and holds qualifications as an international statutory accountant (ACCA).
Maciej Hebda - Senior Vice-President Strategy & Planning
Maciej joined Huuuge in 2019, playing a vital role in preparing the company for an initial public offering on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. He is responsible for the process of developing the Huuuge Group's strategic financial plans, coordinating work relating to products, marketing and finance. Previously, he worked for over ten years in equity capital markets, investment management, M&A and strategic consulting in leading investment banks (Haitong Bank, Vestor), mutual funds (Noble Funds) and consulting companies (Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, Deloitte). He was also an equity analyst specialising in the gaming and technology sectors and has been listed in several institutional investor rankings. He graduated from the Warsaw School of Economics. He is a CFA charter holder (Chartered Financial Analyst).
Katarzyna Marques David – Vice-President of Marketing
Katarzyna Marques David currently holds the position of Vice-President of Marketing and has been an integral part of the Huuuge Group since 2018. In her earlier role as the Director of Marketing, she steered diverse teams involved in user acquisition, creative initiatives, analytical pursuits, strategic undertakings, and optimisation within the app store. She gained extensive marketing knowledge in leading companies, including Facebook. At present, her endeavours concentrate on pioneering marketing strategies, leveraging cutting-edge technologies, and accentuating the evolution of product brands. With a wealth of experience exceeding a decade in the field of marketing, she has navigated through diverse applications, ranging from gaming and education to e-commerce.
Marcelina Godlewska – Vice-President of People
Marcelina Godlewska joined Huuuge, Inc. as the Vice-President of People in July 2023. She brings almost 20 years of experience in senior HR roles, largely in high-tech industry all the way from start-ups to Fortune 500 corporations. She has a proven track record in building high performing cultures. As the Vice-President of People, she is responsible for the Huuuge Group's People Strategy and HR Operations, including Recruitment, Talent Development, Employee Relations, D&I and Total Rewards.
Monika Kierepa - General Counsel
Monika Kierepa is a Polish attorney-at-law with over 20 years of experience. She gained her professional experience at Weil, Gotshal & Manges (Warsaw), which in 2020 transformed into Rymarz Zdort, and currently operates under the name Rymarz Zdort Maruta. During her time with the law firm, she progressed through each career level, beginning from the position of junior associate and finally advancing to partner. From the very beginning, she specialised in intellectual property law and over time she took over the coordination and supervision over all projects in this field. She was also a member of transaction teams (both M&A and capital markets transaction teams) and, as such, she had the opportunity to actively participate in many prestigious transactions. Beginning in 2011, she supervised and coordinated all of the due diligence processes conducted by the law firm to support the relevant transaction teams. She joined the Huuuge Group as General Counsel in July 2023.
Dawnesh Mistry - Senior Director Strategy & Investment
Dawnesh joined the Huuuge Group in late 2021 as part of the Strategy & Investment team. He is responsible for leading the Huuuge Group’s M&A and investment activities including sourcing, assessing and implementing new opportunities, as well as commercially supporting internal strategic initiatives. Dawnesh started his career at Citigroup, where he spent seven years across a range of different businesses. Immediately prior to joining the Huuuge Group, Dawnesh was a Senior Associate within Citi’s TMT Investment Banking team, where he worked on numerous telecom and gaming transactions, including Playtika’s 2021 initial public offering. Dawnesh holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Warwick.
Marcin Safranow – Vice-President IT and Operations
Marcin joined the Huuuge Group in 2020 and leads IT and Operations, overseeing IT, Security, Procurement, and the Administration teams. With over 20 years of experience in technology, he has also studied computer science at the Technical University of Gdańsk and holds an executive MBA degree. Before joining the Huuuge Group, he worked at Vectra S.A., Poland's largest cable triple-play provider, where he was the deputy IT Director and played a key role in due diligence and integration projects.