GameDuell strengthens expansion with new Head of HR

Berlin, 24/05/2013. GameDuell strengthens its staff expansion with a new Head of Human Resources. Starting in April, Rüdiger von Hennig took over the lead of the HR team at the Berlin based games provider. As Head of Human Resources, the former Bigpoint team manager is responsible for the planned staff expansion of 120 employees by the end of the year as well as keeping team structures aligned during the course of growth. For the expansion in the areas of social, mobile and cross-platform games, GameDuell is especially looking to recruit qualified professionals in the fields of IT, technology, game design, development, graphics and product management. For the acquisition of new team members and staff management, Rüdiger von Hennig works with a team of ten, whom take care of supporting employees and integrating new colleagues at GameDuell.

Former Bigpoint team manager hired as Head of Human Resources

Until March 2013, Rüdiger von Hennig led the national human resources team at Bigpoint as their Deputy Head of HR & Team Lead Human Resources. In this role, he was responsible for the internationalization and expansion of the workforce to 800 employees as well as for the integration of acquired studios into the company. Until mid-2010, Rüdiger von Hennig served as Senior HR Manager for personnel management at Otto Group, where he was responsible as project manager for the implementation of a staff development solution and a remuneration program. Previously, as a qualified organizational psychologist, he was employed as a coordinator for Executive Recruitment at IKEA, and worked as a consultant with the consulting firms Kienbaum and Deininger.

"Having a strong HR team of ten members, underlines just how important the team members are to us at GameDuell. In Rüdiger von Hennig, we have gained an experienced team manager to efficiently lead our ambitious expansion in the areas of social, mobile and cross-platform games", comments CEO Kai Bolik on the hiring. All vacancies at GameDuell and a vivid insight into the company can be found here:

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