Tony Watkins becomes CEO of Astrum Entertainment

Press release

Video game publisher and developer Astrum Entertainment announces the appointment of the company's new CEO Tony Watkins.

Tony Watkins has over 35 years of experience in strategic business development in various industries, as well as 25 years of expertise in the Russian market. He occupied senior positions in such companies as Kaspersky, ESLFaceIT Group, Lavazza Coffee, Dirol Cadbury, and others. In addition, Tony was the head of Electronic Arts Russia for over 14 years, and therefore has a deep understanding of the gaming industry both in Russia and globally.

As CEO of Astrum Ent., Tony will focus on active business development via expanding the company’s game portfolio, investing in various products, and building new partnerships both in Russia and abroad.

“The main goal of our team is to make Astrum Ent. the No. 1 company in the Russian game development industry. Having worked in the Russian market for more than 25 years, I consider it extremely promising. It has not yet exhausted its enormous potential for development, and I am confident that this ambition is achievable together with the Astrum Ent. team. I really appreciate the specialists who work in Russian game development — they are incredibly talented people.

This is a serious but exciting challenge for me and the Astrum Ent. team, because the gaming industry around the world is currently going through a period of transformation. I am sure that together we will strengthen our business and its position in the industry offering the best products to our players." — said Tony Watkins, CEO of Astrum Entertainment.

Astrum Entertainment's portfolio includes such games as Atomic Heart, Warface, Perfect World, Lost Ark, Battle Teams 2, and others. The average MAU of the company's products is over 1 million players, and the total number of registrations has exceeded 110 million users.



Astrum Entertainment is PC and mobile games developer and publisher. The company's portfolio includes more than 20 games, including such hits as Warface, Lost Ark, Perfect World, Allods Online, and Atomic Heart. Astrum Entertainment works with products of different genres: MMORPG, shooters, strategies, and others.