Managing Director, Ubisoft Abu Dhabi Studio


Yannick Theler has been with Ubisoft for 12 years, with experience covering all facets of the company, from business to operations to production. Yannick started in the group’s Swiss business office, working as Marketing & Sales Director for over 4 years. He was then appointed VP Business Development for Ubisoft’s business activities in Asia, based out of Shanghai, China. Yannick was during two years Human Resources Director of Ubisoft Shanghai (400 people) and also spent time optimizing online business models for the studio before taking the helm of the new Abu Dhabi studio, studio who recently released its first hit “CSI Hidden Crimes” available on IOS, Google Play and Amazon. Prior to joining Ubisoft, he worked in Marketing and Wealth Management at UBS in Switzerland, and was a professional ice hockey player competing within the Swiss National League for seven seasons. Yannick holds a Bachelor in Marketing, an EMBA from IFM University in Geneva.