In a recent development, Nodwin Gaming announced the appointment of Sidharth Kedia as the new Chief Executive Officer. With its plan to extend its operation globally, Nodwin Gaming will have its offices in South Africa and in the Middle East. Akshat Rathee, Managing director of Nodwin Gaming, confirmed the development and explained how Sidharth's experience will lead to the growth of the company.

Sidharth Kedia as the new Chief Executive Officer of Nodwin Gaming

For the unversed, Sidharth Kedia is a former deputy commercial officer of Viacom 18 and had an additional charge to head Corporate Strategy, M&A and Data Sciences. In 1998, Kedia started his career with Information Systems Advisory with Ernst & Young.

He later joined General Electric's Finance Management Programme and then moved to the Black Belt role in GE Consumer Finance based in Mumbai. He is also a co-founder of Ambit Pragma Ventures which is into equity fund. Sidharth has wide experience in various sectors including media, entertainment, technology, and investment. He has in-depth knowledge of gaming industry and vision in business development.


Talking about the development, Akshat Rathee, said, "We are very thrilled and excited about this development. We are opening an office in the Middle East and South Africa. We will be a multi-national company and plan to organize tournaments globally. Appointment of Sidharth will help Nodwin grow to the next level and we are very happy to have him in our Nodwin family."


Sidharth Kedia after his appointment as CEO said that in India, the gaming industry is at the right stage. He pointed out that gaming has not been confined only to cyber cafes and at home. It has grown as an evolving esports which has also been recognized at the Asian Games and the Olympics. He also spoke about making Nodwin gaming a global player in terms of esports.

Nodwin Gaming is a venture of Nodwin group and will be organizing the second edition of DreamHack in Delhi from 6 to 8 December. Its first edition was held in Mumbai and it had received a huge response from the participants. The second edition promises to be a fun-filled event in which 12 international teams will be participating.