Slots studio Thunderkick has appointed Svante Sahlström as Chief Commercial Officer.

The appointment looks to fuel the firm’s ambitions to expand into a growing number of regulated markets in the year ahead. 

Sahlström holds over a decade of experience having previously acted as Head of New Markets for ELK Studios, alongside other C-level positions within the industry. 

He is also well-versed in the gambling customer journey after six years in the igaming payment sphere with businesses such as Zimpler and Trustly.

Svante Sahlström, Chief Commercial Officer at Thunderkick, said: “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.

“I’m looking forward to hitting the ground running, especially with ICE just around the corner, and focusing on delivering best-in-class customer service that I believe will set us apart from other providers. This year is set to be full of substantial growth and success for Thunderkick, and I’m excited to help drive that.”

Key to the appointment is achieving the firm’s ambitions for entering the Ontarion market this year, a huge development that is set to grow its reach substantially.

Sven Grip, Thunderkick CEO, added: “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.

“He joins Thunderkick at an extremely exciting time, with entry into Ontario on the horizon alongside substantial growth worldwide. We’re in a fantastic position to keep rising, and Svante is sure to play a pivotal part in taking us to the next level.”