Tripwire promotes CFO Matthew LoPilato to CEO

Tripwire promotes CFO Matthew LoPilato to CEO

Killing Floor maker Tripwire Interactive has promoted Matthew LoPilato (pictured) to CEO.

He replaces Alan Wilson, who took up the chief executive position in 2021. LoPilato joined Tripwire in 2016 as a financial controller. Two years later he was promoted to CFO. Wilson is once again returning to be vice president at the company.

“I am grateful to Alan for what he has done for our studio. He has been an amazing leader, mentor and friend to me all these years and I am thankful to him, and the other founders, for the opportunity to continue with their vision and build upon that legacy of achievements and successes for the next phase of our company,” LoPilato said.

“We have a great outlook for what’s to come from Tripwire Interactive, as we continue to iterate on our portfolio of amazing IPs, leveraging our strengths and passion as game developers and publishers to support our games and partners.”

“It’s been an honour to serve as Tripwire’s CEO but I am beyond thrilled to hand over the reins to Matt,” said Alan Wilson. “He has been instrumental with our success and evolution as a standout developer and publisher which makes him a great fit. He has great vision and passion that will continue to serve our team well. I’m deeply appreciative of having the trust and support of my team and Embracer, to serve in this new role that allows me to have more personal time.”

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