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Co-founders Rosen and Graham step down from top Humble Bundle roles

Co-founders Rosen and Graham step down from top Humble Bundle roles

The co-founders of philanthropic games storefront Humble Bundle CEO Jeffrey Rosen (right) and COO John Graham (far right) have stepped down from their roles.

That's according to GamesIndustry.biz, who reports that industry vet Alan Patmore is taking over "day-to-day" operations at the company. Rosen insists that the duo haven't left properly and will still be advising the firm.

"It's been ten years, and after doing this for a while I'm in a place where I think it's time for me to take a break," Graham said.

"The business is doing amazingly well; 2018 was our best year, and 2019 is off to our best start ever. We got to go onstage at the Epic keynote. We've got tons of momentum.

"But we found somebody who's better for taking the business to new heights in the future than we are."

Rosen added, "We're not leaving. We'll still be here -- more as advisors -- all the way until the end of the year, and hopefully a long way past that. But we're more startup kinda guys, and Humble Bundle has become huge. For our benefit and for Humble Bundle's benefit, I think Alan is going to do a really good job."

Humble was founded back in 2010 with IGN snapping up the marketplace in 2017


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