Nikolay Petrossian appointed CEO of ESforce Holding
ESforce Holding, one of the largest esports organizations in the world and the leader of Russian esports, announces changes in the company's management. Nikolay Petrossian was appointed CEO of ESforce, who previously held the position of Media Director, Head of Cybersport.ru and RuHub. Emin Antonyan, who headed ESforce from 2018 to 2022, is moving to the newly created position of ESforce Holding President.
In the new management structure, Nikolay Petrossian will be responsible for the operational management of all ESforce business lines, and Emin Antonyan will focus on strategic issues of the holding's development.
Emin Antonyan, President of ESforce Holding:
"I am proud to hand over the leadership of ESforce to Nikolay, who for more than three years in the holding's top management team has demonstrated tremendous success in the areas for which he was responsible. Under his command Cybersport.ru he strengthened his flagship position and became a financial plus, and RuHub studio learned how to operate in conditions of fierce competition and a shortage of content. In the future, Nikolai can always count on my expert support. I will focus on those global projects that arise inside and outside the holding in connection with the development of esports and its impact on many other spheres and industries."
Nikolay Petrossian, CEO of ESforce Holding:
"First of all, I would like to thank Emin for his trust and the opportunities for growth that he provided. ESforce Holding has become much stronger under his leadership, I get ”inherited" built organizational processes, a strong pool of partners and an excellent management team. The holding now employs the best industry professionals, and the financial results are impressive. My task is traditional for such cases — to preserve and multiply."
Currently, a competitive selection is being held for the position of Head of RuHub, management Cybersport.ru Nikolay Petrossian will keep it for himself.
Nikolay Petrossian joined the ESforce Holding team in November 2018, taking the Media Director position and Head of the flagship esports portal Cybersport.ru. In January 2021, ESforce announced the appointment of Nikolay Petrossian as Head of the RuHub broadcast studio in addition to the posts he already holds.
Prior to ESforce, Nikolay participated in the creation of the portal Championat.соm , worked as a PR Director of Adidas CIS and held the position of Marketing Director in Russia of the international bookmaker bwin.