Willem van Wijmen, Chief Financial Officer
Willem is Spil Games’ Chief Financial Officer. His careful financial planning and management of Spil Games’ cash flow has helped the company flourish in its fast growth over the past years. Willem is moving Spil Games to the next level, driving all financial operations, including funding, financial planning & accounting, tax, legal, acquisitions and business reporting & analytics.
Willem brings sixteen years of experience in finance and executive management. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Nyenrode University and a master’s degree in Business Economics from the University of Amsterdam. Having spent three years with KPMG as a financial consultant, Willem joined Business News Radio as a Finance Director in 2000. In 2007 Willem was appointed Chief Financial Offer of Spil Games Group BV.
Ivo Teel, Vice President Technology
Ivo drives Spil Games’ technical vision and strategy. With technological advancement constantly accelerating, Spil Games’ prerogative is to leverage opportunities towards continuous improvement. Ivo’s direction ensures that technology is used to its fullest potential within the organization. Integrating new technologies alongside existing applications is Ivo’s contribution to Spil Games’ continued growth.
Ivo was a gamer from an early age. With a degree in computer science and engineering, plus several years’ experience running large-scale IRC networks, he joined Spil Games in 2002. Occupying various roles from marketeer to engineer, Ivo gained vast experience of the online-gaming industry and of Spil Games’ technological needs. He became Spil Games’ Chief Technology Officer in August 2011.
Mario Guasco, Vice President Human Resources
As Spil Games’ chief of Human Resources, Mario oversees the company’s extensive recruitment and professional development strategies. These range from talent acquisition to performance management, training and development, reward and recognition, and more besides. In such a dynamic, high-performance organization, that’s a mammoth task.
Mario has occupied several roles in the field of Human Resources as well as in Operations and Finance. His experience includes management and directorate positions at Citigroup, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Adecco and Teleperformance. Fluent in four languages, Mario is originally from Argentina and is a true representative of our multicultural workforce. He holds a BA in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Finance.
Bennie Eeftink, Chief Strategy Officer
Bennie occupies a privileged position as Spil Games’ specialist in online business opportunities. His involvement in Spil Games since its inception, coupled with his insight into market behavior, makes him an ideal Chief Strategy Officer. Bennie constantly scans the market to inform decisions on Spil Games’ future strategy and investments.
Bennie’s entrepreneurial roots go back to 1999, when he founded his first online company. Thanks to his passion for the internet, and his background in marketing, he quickly became a specialist in building online communities. Bennie joined Peter Driessen in the founding of Spil Games in 2004, and has been instrumental in its success ever since.
Peter Driessen, Chairman and Co-Founder
Peter led Spil Games for eight years before recently handing over the reins to Erik Goosens. He is now chairman of Spil Games’ executive board and is a proud spokesman for the company. He is also an ambassador for the development of in-browser games for every device.
Peter has a background in consulting and management coaching. Besides entrepreneurship, his areas of expertise are HR management and corporate strategy.