Chief Executive Officer and Chairperson of the Board
Robert Antokol co-founded Playtika in 2010 and has served as our Chief Executive Officer since our founding and as our Chairperson of the Board since June 2020. Mr. Antokol has overseen the expansion of our games portfolio, the successful transition to mobile, and an employee base that grew from less than 50 to more than 3,700 employees. In 2011, only 13 months after founding Playtika, he successfully oversaw the sale of Playtika to Caesar’s Interactive Entertainment (CIE), and in 2016, Mr. Antokol oversaw the sale of Playtika from CIE to a consortium of investors led by Giant. Mr. Antokol also serves on the board of directors of several private companies. Mr. Antokol received his Practical Engineering degree from Ort Braude College.
Marc Beilinson has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2020 and also serves as chairperson of our audit committee. Since 2013, he has served as a director of Athene Holding Ltd., a retirement services company, where he also serves as the lead independent director, the chair of its compensation committee and a member of its conflicts committee and legal and regulatory committee. Since August 2011, Mr. Beilinson has been the Managing Partner of Beilinson Advisory Group, a financial restructuring and hospitality advisory group that specializes in assisting distressed companies. Mr. Beilinson currently serves on the boards of directors of Exela Technologies, 24 Holdings II, LLC, Mallinckrodt, LLC, MMR Advisory Holdings, LLC, Rentpath Holdings, Inc. and KB US, Inc, as well as the audit committee of Exela Technologies. Mr. Beilinson has previously served on the boards of directors and/or audit committees of a number of public and privately held companies, including, but not limited to, Westinghouse Electric, CAC, Wyndham International, Inc., Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc., Innkeepers USA Trust, Gastar Inc., Acosta, Inc., American Tire, Haggen Stores and Monitronics. Mr. Beilinson has a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Juris Doctor from the University of California Davis Law School.
Tian Lin has served as a member of our board of directors since September 2016. Mr. Lin was appointed to our board of directors in connection with the Giant Acquisition. Mr. Lin served as a managing director of M31 Capital, a multi-strategy investment platform based in China. Mr. Lin has extensive experience in the technology and online gaming industries, having served as the head of investment at Giant Network Group Co., Ltd. since January 2016, leading Giant’s acquisition of Playtika in 2016. Mr. Lin received his Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Carnegie Mellon and his M.B.A. from Peking University.
Bing Yuan has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2020 and also serves on our Audit Committee. Mr. Yuan also currently serves as a director for Haichang Ocean Park Holdings Ltd and PizzaExpress. Additionally, Mr. Yuan is a managing director and the Chief Operating Officer of Hony Capital, responsible for its equity investment operations. Mr. Yuan joined Hony Capital in April 2009 and has served as a managing director of the private equity department since January 2010. Prior to joining Hony Capital, Mr. Yuan served as a managing director of the direct investment department of Morgan Stanley Asia Limited from 2008 to 2009. Mr. Yuan received his bachelor’s degree in English from Nanjing University and received his master’s degree in international relations and his Juris Doctor from Yale University.
Wei Liu has served as a member of our board of directors since June 2020. Since May 2016, Ms. Liu has served as a director of Giant Network Group Co., Ltd., where she has also served as a member of the Nominating Committee and as the General Manager of the company’s routine operations. Ms. Liu also served as the Chief Executive Officer and a director for Giant Interactive Group Inc. from 2006 to 2014. Ms. Liu holds a Bachelor’s degree from Nankai University and a Master’s degree from China Europe International Business School.