Erik Anderson joined FaZe Clan in 2016 and previously served as Head of Esports. During his time at FaZe Clan, Mr. Anderson has led all esports strategy resulting in 13 competitive esports titles with over 40 world championships, in addition to being instrumental regarding operations for the brand. Prior to joining FaZe Clan and working in esports, Mr. Anderson worked in the music industry as a part of a global talent management team. Mr. Anderson currently lives in Los Angeles, California, is a graduate of Princeton University, and sits on the executive board for the World Esports Association.
Interim CEO & Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
Christoph Pachler currently serves as Interim Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at FaZe Clan, including financial planning, accounting and reporting, strategic development, M&A and investor relations, as well as working closely with the executive team on strategies to develop new revenue opportunities and drive profitable growth. Pachler brings with him more than 25 years of financial management experience with public and private companies in the entertainment and media sector to support FaZe Clan’s next phase of growth as a public company. Pachler joined FaZe Clan in 2022 from Critical Content, an independent television studio in Los Angeles, where he served as Managing Director & CFO. He was responsible for all financial and corporate matters and oversaw the sale of Critical Content from private equity owners to SK Global Entertainment. Prior to Critical Content, Pachler was the EVP & Chief Financial Officer for Playboy Enterprises, a media and brand licensing company. During his tenure, the company underwent a major strategic repositioning towards a mainstream brand licensing business model, combined with a significant operational streamlining. He also oversaw the company going private in 2011. Prior to that, Pachler spent 13 years in various expanding roles at Sony Pictures Entertainment, a leading Hollywood studio, where he was lastly the CFO and SVP for Strategy and Operations in Sony’s international TV business.