Nitish Mittersain takes over as CEO of Nazara Technologies

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Nitish Mittersain announced today that he has officially taken over the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nazara Technologies Limited.

The previous CEO of Nazara Technologies Limited, Manish Agarwal had stepped down from his position on October 20, 2022. Agarwal had announced that he would be leaving the position on 1 December 2022 to follow his own entrepreneurial journey.

Mittersain has served as the CEO of Nazara before for 15 years. He previously said, “It’s a role I had served for nearly 15 years earlier & now it comes with a lot more responsibility given our large shareholder base.” Nazara has reported 104% revenue growth in Q2FY23.

Mittersain is also serving on the South Asia board of Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and as the Trustee of the Dr. B. K. Goyal Heart Foundation and the Dhanvantari Awards Foundation.

Agarwal will still continue to be associated with the company as a Nazara nominee on the boards of material subsidiaries of Nazara.

The company also saw some changes in management this year as it announced the appointment of Sudhir Kamath as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective Oct 20, 2022.

Mittersain said, “I am delighted to welcome Sudhir Kamath as Nazara’s new COO. An alumnus of Delhi university & IIT,” on Kamath being appointed as new COO.

Nazara is a company founded in 1999 by Mittersain. It provides a variety of gaming solutions in areas like esports, gamified early learning, and real money gaming. The company has a lot of well known subsidiaries like NODWIN Gaming, Sportskeeda and WildWorks.

Sportskeeda, a subsidiary of Nazara, also appointed Ajay Pratap Singh as their new CEO after the founder Porush Jain resigned earlier in November.