MTG appoints Melanie Calu as new Group People and Culture Director

MTG appoints Melanie Calu as new Group People and Culture Director

January 18, 2023
08.30 CET
STOCKHOLM — Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ) (“MTG”) is happy to announce that it has strengthened its leadership team through the appointment of Melanie Calu as the group’s new Director of People and Culture. This appointment is a key element in our ambition to build a global gaming village of scale that helps gaming entrepreneurs accelerate growth. In this newly created role, Melanie will be critical to driving new collaborative ways of working across MTG’s portfolio companies, to help us deliver on our strategy and growth ambitions.

Melanie will collaborate with existing HR leaders across MTG, to help infuse the group with a culture that unleashes every employee’s full potential and empowers the entrepreneurs who are part of MTG. She has a successful track record of leading people functions for both large-scale and start-up brands, most recently for the leading semiconductor company AMD. Prior to that she has held people leadership roles in the fields of e-commerce and digital media.

MTG’s Group President and CEO Maria Redin commented:

“MTG’s gaming studios succeed thanks to teams of high-performing, talented and creative people. We’re excited to welcome Melanie to the group and look forward to her helping us evolve our talent strategy and optimize our people processes. Our success is built on the quality and commitment of our people, and we want MTG to be able to attract and retain the best talent in the industry as we continue our growth journey as a gaming group.”

For more information:

Anton Gourman, VP Communications and IR Direct: +46 73 661 8488,

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About MTG

MTG (Modern Times Group MTG AB (publ.)) ( is an international mobile gaming group that owns and operates gaming studios with popular global IPs across a wide range of casual and mid-core genres. The group is focused on accelerating portfolio company growth and supporting founders and entrepreneurs. MTG is an active driver of gaming industry consolidation and a strategic acquirer of gaming companies around the world. We are born in Sweden but have an international culture and global footprint. Our shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm (‘MTGA’ and ‘MTGB’).

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