The former Showdown staffers have become the latest two hires for the expanding esports outfit.
Grooby’s appointment on October 3 as Social Media and Community Manager preceded that of new CEO, Dominic Remond. Stacia boasts a background in marketing, entertainment and hospitality. She has spent the best part of a decade invested as an esports gamer and community event organiser.
Her esports resume includes; Project Manager of Throwdown Esports / Esports and Talent Manager for Showdown, Social Media Marketing Consultant for The Next Gamer and Social Media for ESL Europe.
Speaking of Stacia’s appointment, Sam Harris ,Chief Operating Officer at Gfinity Australia said, “We are extremely excited to have Stacia Grooby join the Gfinity Australia team. Her experience and passion for esports will be a valuable asset in helping us grow and develop the Gfinity ecosystem here in Australia.”
Ben Williams has joined Gfinity Australia as Sales Director. He boasts a weatlh of gaming experience from his early days in retail with EB Games, through to his time as PAX Aus Account Manager for ReedPOP, Twitch Sales Manager for Showdown, and most recently Digital Manager for Gaming, Entertainment & Kids digital media specialists Playwire.
Continuing on Williams’ hire, Harris said, “We are happy to announce Ben Williams as our new Sales Director. Ben has a wealth of experience and strong connections with brands within the industry.”
Gfinity Australia recently announced its plans to host the biggest ever domestic esports league boasting a $450,000 prize pool.