WESA announce formation of player council
WESA have announced a player council composed of professional CS:GO players from WESA-affiliated teams, as well as a Council Chairman in form of Fnatic's Team Manager, Viktor "vuggo" Jendeby.
WESA have announced the formation of a player council, composed of individuals picked by the represented teams. Seven individuals from Fnatic, Team EnVyUs, Ninjas in Pyjamas, G2 Esports, Virtus.pro, Natus Vincere and mousesports were selected to advocate on behalf of all professional players under the WESA organisation with the main aim of "empowering players when it comes to a wide range of decision-making in regards to tournaments operated under WESA regulations."
Executive Chairman and Commissioner of WESA, Ken Hershman stated:
Below is a list of all elected representatives present on the council:
- G2 Esports - Jérôme Sudries (Manager)
- mousesports - Chris "chrisJ" de Jong
- Natus Vincere - Sergey "starix" Ischuk
- Ninjas in Pyjamas - Adam "friberg" Friberg
- Virtus.pro - Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas
- Team EnVyUs - Nathan "NBK" Schmitt
- Fnatic - Viktor "vuggo" Jendeby (Team Manager)
Representative of Fnatic, Viktor "vuggo" Jendeby was also selected as Council Chaiman in unanimous fashion. Jendeby will represent both the council's and players' interests on the executive board of WESA. After being elected Council Chairman, "vuggo" had the following to say: