Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. recently appointed Greg Kim, a former Evil Geniuses executive, as the head of Counter Logic Gaming (CLG). The appointment, which took place on July 6th, will now have Kim oversee all CLG business operations.
“Greg has built an incredible reputation within the esports industry around his passion for growing the world of professional and amateur gaming,” said Daniel Fleeter, MSG Sports’s Vice President of Business Operations. “On behalf of the entire CLG staff, I am excited to work with him as we continue to cultivate CLG and drive the long-term success of our organization.”
Kim is expected to work closely with Fleeter and CLG’s founder, George “HotshotGG” Georgallidis. They will aim to expand business operations while “providing leadership in the evolving esports community,” the company said in a press release.
Greg Kim worked for Evil Geniuses as the organization’s Director of Esports for two years before joining CLG. During his tenure, he was “responsible for building the organization’s LCS franchise.”