The ACES Executive Board has appointed Promod Esports CEO, Rob Black as the IAB chair for a two-year tenure.
Since his appointment, Rob has invited a range of UK esports industry professionals to join him on the IAB to help represent the multifaceted businesses within the sector.
Joining Rob on the board is: ESI’s managing director Sam Cooke; Psych-Chek’s founder Edgar Chekera; Hotdrop’s managing director Heather Dower; Hitmarker’s managing director Richard Huggan, with two further positions to be announced.
“I’m honoured to have been invited to sit as chair for the inaugural two-year term. I believe there is a lot of work to be done around esports education in the UK and beyond. Our sector needs a strong pipeline of talented and skilled up professionals and all of us at the IAB are very excited to begin working on bringing academia and esports closer together.” Rob Black
ACES will be hosting its first virtual symposium on September 9, 2020.