Updated

Martin Carlesund

CEO
Evolution Group

Martin Carlesund is the CEO of Evolution Group.

Education
  • Handelshögskolan i Göteborg
    1992-1996

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

As a businessman, Carlesund has extensive experience in numerous areas, including business strategy, entrepreneurship, business development, digital marketing, online advertising, restructuring, leadership, new business development, business planning and executive management.

In 2022, Evolution’s Fort Business Centre Studio in Malta hosted the Prime Minister of Mala, Dr Robert Abela; the Minister of the Economy, European Funds and Lands, Silvio Schembri and representatives from the Malta Gaming Authority.

In August 2022, Evolution completed the acquisition of slot developer Nolimit City and in 2020, it took its total shareholding in NetEnt to approximately 97% of the outstanding shares.

AWARDS

In 2022, Evolution was named Digital Supplier of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards Asia.

Card image cap

Global Gaming Awards Asia 2022: Winners revealed

View Article


At the Global Gaming Awards 2021, Evolution was crowned the Best Online Casino Supplier and its brands NetEnd and Red tiger won Awards for their products.

NetEnt won the Product of the Year award for its Divine Fortune Megaways video slot game and Red Tiger was awarded the Casino Product of the Year accolade for Gonzo’s Quest Megaways video slot.



In 2020, Evolution was names Digital Industry Supplier of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards.

EMPLOYMENT

During his career, Carlesund has been the head of nine different companies.

He presently occupies the position of Chairman of Relevant Traffic Sweden, Chairman for Web Guide Partner Scandinavia, Chairman for Sandstjärna Holdings and Evolution Gaming Group CEO. He is also on the board of Carlesund Investments and Consulting.

In his past career, Carlesund served as CEO for Eniro Sverige, CEO for Highlight Media Group, Chairman at 24 Solutions, CEO at 3L System AB and CEO for Eniro Finland Oy.

Carlesund also served as Group Management and Chief Information Officer at The Nilorn Group and Country Manager the Netherlands at Microlan.

PRODUCTS LAUNCHED

Under Carlesund’s leadership, Evolution has announced the release of 25 new games in 2022 alone.

These games have been designed and created in collaboration with Ezugi, Evolution, DigiWheel, NetEnt, Big Time Gaming and Red Tiger.

“I’m very impressed by Evolution’s past success and could not resist the chance to contribute to the company’s continued development. Evolution’s unique position provides a fantastic opportunity to capitalise on the strong market growth in live casino.” Martin Carlesund
Premium+ Connections
Premium
 
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium
 
Premium Connections
Executive Profiles
Interblock
Caesars Entertainment
Pragmatic Play
Flutter Entertainment