15 November 2019

Team17, the game developer behind the best-selling Worms franchise, has appointed an interim chief financial officer (CFO).

Mark Crawford has taken up the role with immediate effect. He has replaced Jo Jones, who is set to leave the company to take up another role elsewhere. 

Crawford will work alongside Jones until she formally leaves the business on 22 November 2019 to ensure an orderly handover.

Crawford has joined Team17 from TravelUp, where he has held the role of chief financial officer since 2018. He was also previously chief financial officer at AIM-listed TP Group, overseeing fundraisings of more than£3m, used to deploy a successful M&A and commercialisation strategy.

Prior to TP Group, Crawford held a number of positions with the likes of Glaxo Pharmaceuticals, PepsiCo Restaurants, Gondola Restaurants and Kingfisher.

He is expected to remain as interim CFO on a full-time basis until at least April 2020 or until a permanent CFO is appointed.

Team17 is headquartered in Wakefield with a commercial office in Nottingham.