Envy Gaming has brought on Adam Rymer as its new CEO, with an official start date of July 13. Rymer will lead business initiatives for Envy as it expands its operational offerings in esports with a focus on digital media, merchandising, and content creation. Additionally, Mike Rufail will leave the position of CEO to take on the newly created role of chief gaming officer.
Rymer brings 20 years of experience in media to Envy. Previously Rymer served as president of Legendary Digital Networks and Nerdist Industries and acted as a consultant to multiple new media companies.
In his new role as CGO, Rufail will be responsible for scouting, recruiting, and working with the organization’s competitive players and coaches. He will also lead the team operations staff and will keep his position on the board of directors.
Envy Gaming owns and operates the Overwatch League’s Dallas Fuel team and the Call of Duty League’s Dallas Empire. It is also a founding member of Flashpoint, a professional tournament series for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Envy also operates Rocket League, Super Smash Bros., and Magic: The Gathering teams.
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