UKIE chairman Andy Payne is stepping down from the role.
As reported by MCV, Payne leaves the UK games industry trade body after more than a decade as chairman.
Payne has a wealth of experience in the UK game industry. He was a founding partner at Just Flight, is the CEO of Mastertronic, lead partner at AppyNation and is also a partner of crowdfunding platform Gambitious.
“Andy, what you’ve achieved as UKIE’s chair has been outstanding and can’t ever be over-estimated,” said UKIE CEO Jo Twist.
“Your passion for change and for disrupting things has been nothing but a force for good. You’ve been a mentor and an absolute role model. I’m full of praise and admiration for your commitment to all you do, and long may it continue. Hopefully, this is just the start.”
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