Nordisk Games strengthens its investment team with the appointment of Audrey Leprince – European Gaming Industry News

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Copenhagen-based Nordisk Games today announced that Audrey Leprince, a 23-year veteran of the video game industry, has joined the company as a Senior Advisor.

In recent years, Nordisk Games has built a fast-growing portfolio of minority- and majority-owned game studios that includes Avalanche Studios Group, Star Stable Entertainment, MercurySteam, Nitro Games, Flashbulb and Supermassive Games. In her new role, Audrey will support the investment team – Markus Windelen, Partner, and Sofie Filt Læntver, VP Value Creation – by researching and evaluating potential targets and providing strategic and practical support to partners of Nordisk Games.

Audrey brings a wealth of experience to this position, having held various development, advocacy and investment roles during her time in the industry. In addition to Audrey’s new role at Nordisk Games, she is CEO and co-founder of indie studio Game Bakers. She notably worked as a producer at Ubisoft, leading teams that created acclaimed AAA titles in the Tom Clancy and Brothers in Arms franchises.

Outside of her work as a game producer, Audrey has spearheaded an array of different initiatives in the games industry. Audrey is a strong advocate for diversity in games, which led her to found Women in Games France in 2017. Audrey also co-founded WINGS Interactive in 2018, a micro-fund for women’s games and other developers marginalized genders, receiving several accolades for her. work, including the Women in Games Global Advocacy Award. Among her other accolades, Leprince was recently named Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture.

“We are thrilled to have Audrey join the Nordisk Games family. His experience speaks for itself. There aren’t many people who have worked so hard on all facets of gaming. Fewer still have such a nuanced understanding of what it takes to be successful at all levels of the gaming industry today,” said Mikkel Weider, CEO of Nordisk Games.

“Apart from the fact that I will be working with some of the best and brightest video game studios in Europe, the core values ​​of Nordisk Games have been very appealing to me. The Nordisk Games team is working to improve diversity in games and reduce our collective impact on the environment, two things that are very important to me,” added Leprince. “Nordisk Games is also a unique investor because they place so much emphasis on building long-term relationships and delivering real strategic value to their partner studios.”

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