Thunderkick, the independent slots studio, is gearing up for a significant expansion and entry into regulated markets with the appointment of Svante Sahlström as Chief Commercial Officer. Bringing over a decade of experience, including roles as Head of New Markets for ELK Studios and various C-level positions in the industry, Sahlström is poised to play a key role in Thunderkick's 2024 strategy.
Having spent six years in the iGaming payment sector with companies like Zimpler and Trustly, Sahlström's expertise extends to customer journeys, making him a valuable addition to Thunderkick's leadership.
His primary focus will be guiding the studio's entry into new markets, securing partnerships, and ensuring growth in existing key regions. The imminent entry into Ontario is a major milestone that is expected to significantly expand Thunderkick's reach.
Scheduled to attend ICE next month, Sahlström aims to meet new and existing customers from the Ontario market and beyond. His appointment aligns with Thunderkick's broader strategy of global growth, following high-profile partnerships in 2023 and successful game releases that have elevated the studio's position in the global iGaming landscape.
Svante Sahlström expressed his excitement, stating, “It’s an honour to be joining Thunderkick as its Chief Commercial Officer at such a pivotal and exciting time for the company, and I’m thrilled to be able to contribute to its mission."
Sven Grip, Chief Executive Officer at Thunderkick, commented on the appointment, saying, “Svante is a fantastic addition to the team, especially as Chief Commercial Officer. His depth of knowledge and experience is sure to guide our journey into new markets and expansion within others."
With the Ontario market entry on the horizon, Thunderkick is set for substantial growth in 2024, and Sahlström is poised to play a pivotal role in driving the company's success.