InnoGames promotes Christiane Gäb to Director of People & Culture

The Hamburg-based developer of mobile and browser games has appointed Christiane Gäb to head its HR department. Gäb had been working as HR Business Partner at the company since January 2023. In her new position, she reports directly to InnoGames Co-founder and COO Michael Zillmer.

"Christiane can draw on decades of experience in a wide variety of HR areas. She stands for modern HR Management that optimally combines the needs of the employees and those of the company. In her 6 months as HR Business Partner at InnoGames, she not only did a great job, but also proved that she lives and breathes our culture and values. That is why we're convinced she is the right person to ensure we can continue to inspire top talent from around the world to develop great games with us for the long term. We are very pleased that we can continue and further intensify our previous successful cooperation with Christiane in this new constellation," Michael Zillmer, COO and Co-founder of InnoGames, explained the personnel decision.

Gäb added: "I firmly believe that our employees are the heart and soul of our company. Thanks to their commitment and dedication, we are able to create great games that capture our players for years, even decades. In my new role, I will pay even more attention to creating an environment where they can flourish and reach their full potential. Only in this way will we achieve our ambitious goals together. I am grateful for the trust placed in me and look forward to playing an even greater role in shaping the future of InnoGames going forward."

Christiane Gäb has been working in HR since her employment as a HR Officer at Tchibo GmbH in 1994. After a stopover as a HR Manager at SGS ControllCo m.b.H., her path led to Techniker Krankenkasse. As HR Manager and Consultant to the Head of HR, she was responsible for recruitment and personnel consulting for more than 10 years. In 2011, Gäb founded CMG Business Coaching + Mediation, a consulting firm specializing in business coaching and mediation, for which she was able to win numerous renowned companies as clients. In parallel, Gäb worked from 2019 to 2022 as People & Culture Advisor and P&C Business Partner Continental Europe for A-Gas Deutschland GmbH. In January 2023, she joined InnoGames as HR Business Partner.


About InnoGames 

InnoGames is one of the leading German developers of mobile and browser games and a certified Great Place to Work®. The climate-neutral company based in Hamburg was founded in 2007 and is now part of Modern Times Group (MTG). Together with 350+ employees from over 40 nations, the company founders develop unique games that provide years of fun for millions of players around the world. InnoGames is best known for Forge of Empires, Elvenar and Tribal Wars, but the company is continually expanding its now 9-game portfolio across platforms and genres. The most recent additions were Rise of Cultures and Sunrise Village, which were launched in early 2022. ​ 

Marc Morian

Senior PR Manager, InnoGames GmbH


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