Spil Games: the moments that make people smileCasual games: precious moments in people’s lives where we engage and absorb them in a different world… and we make them smile
Established in 2004
Based in Hilversum, Holland's 'media city'
Company repositions as a game publisher in 2014
Uses proven free-to-play games model
Players in 150 countries
The management team
Our team has strength and depth in business, finance, IP rights and people management. They are also passionate and knowledgeable about games.
Timm has a collaborative management style engaging everyone at Spil Games in the business of maximising the commercial potential of our products.
Timm established a management team with Jacqueline Wièrdak and Mathijs Seegers and together they have responsibility for the different areas within the business. The company’s portal and advertising teams report directly to Timm.
He already had two years as COO at Spil before taking over as CEO in May 2018. He reports directly to the Spil Games board.
He is highly experienced in gaming and the media having worked in senior positions for companies including ProSiebenSat.1, Splitscreen Studios, Bigpoint and AOL.
He holds a law degree from the University of Kiel and an executive MBA from the Hamburg Media School.
GENERAL COUNSEL AND MANAGING DIRECTOR
Jacqueline has long experience as an executive in the gaming industry having been at Spil Games for eight years.
She is a key part of the management team, overseeing legal, human resources, recruitment and corporate communications. She also acts as the company’s corporate secretary and general counsel.
She advises on IP rights, privacy, corporate governance and the complex laws that apply to games in the countries around the world. This experience is proving vital in her current role on the management team.
Before Spil Games, she was an attorney for more than ten years, as well as a senior policy adviser at the Dutch Data Protection Authority. She holds a law degree from the University of Leiden and has a postgraduate qualification in IT law from Grotius Academy.
As part of the management team, Mathijs leads Spil Games’ finance, business intelligence, marketing and technology departments. He is also responsible for support functions including corporate development, facilities and office IT.
His role is to ensure the smooth running of the planning and data functions that support Spil Games products.
Mathijs has an extensive background in financial control, business analysis and business control having worked previously at ABN Amro and Deutsche Bank.
He has a master in political science and an executive master in finance and control from the University of Amsterdam.
DIRECTOR OF PORTALS
Kara brings together skill in analysing game data with expertise in front-end web development to ensure her team gives players and advertisers on our portals the ultimate experience.
She has risen within Spil Games to head the portal team and so understands the complexity of creating interfaces which engage users while operating on multiple devices in a global market.
She started out as a front-end web developer working to exacting standards in HTML and CSS.