Wargaming today announced the hiring of Jerry Prochazka as the company’s Chief Human Resources Officer. Prochazka brings more than 15 years of human resources operations and leadership experience in the video game and publishing industries. In his new role, he will lead all corporate efforts in regards to Wargaming’s cultural growth and innovation in employee engagement and retention strategies.
“With a global team of over 4,000 employees, the company has a tremendous responsibility to its people,” said Victor Kislyi, CEO of Wargaming. “The addition of Jerry to the leadership team highlights our commitment to further developing engaged professionals and an environment where people continue to thrive.”
Prior to joining Wargaming, Prochazka was director of talent at Riot Games (League of Legends) and was instrumental in implementing talent management strategies that drove business performance and played a pivotal role in setting the cultural tone of the company. He has also served in various executive management positions with MediaTec Publishing, vVv Gaming and Accenture, as well as nine years of proven leadership experience in nuclear engineering with the United States Navy.