The club announces the entrance of Almudena, who will work as VP Investor Relations and Strategy Development at Team Queso
Almudena Berzosa willl be joining our senior executive team as the VP Investor Relations / Strategy development. In her newly defined double role she will be responsible for strengthening the external engagement with potential investors as well as the design and support of the company’s strategy development process. She brings strong corporate executive competence combined with esports understanding which is crucial for effective communication with our key stakeholders.
This hiring demonstrates Team Queso’s commitment to further professionalization of the company, to the development of a strong strategy and business planning function, and to a financially healthy growth that is supported by access to external capital and investors.
Almudena joins with a wealth of experience from her career in the pharmaceutical and FMCG industries, bringing 20 years of executive experience in global and regional roles in competitive intelligence, financial risk management, business strategy, esports psychology and change management.
She has worked for leading corporations like the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies (where she had leading a double global function in Competitive Intelligence and Financial Risk), Syngenta Crop Protection (where she was responsible for Indirect Market Intelligence in Global Sourcing) and others. She has also served on the Board of a number of organizations related to science and innovation including the prestigious Weizmann Young European Network or the Healthcare Businesswomen Association (HBA).
She also brings tangible knowledge of the Esports ecosystems, including startups, the investor community and teams. Almudena has experience with North American, European and Swiss organizations. Her earlier mandates included leading the strategy design at epikk esports in Switzerland, serving at the executive team of the Swiss eSports Federation heading the psychology area, coaching Spanish esports executives and being the in-house business and esports psychologist for Tribe Gaming.
Her background speaks for itself and might we add in an already present cheese sentiment, she is eager to start working and share her expertise and know-how with Team Queso: “I’m thrilled to join Team Queso and have the opportunity to work with some of the most passionate and talented leaders of the esports industry. I’m looking forward to put our heads together and unleash the value of strategic planning and sound investor relations, to contribute to the growth of TQ.”