CD Projekt founders Iwinski and Kicinski resign from respective positions

Friday, 8 October 2010 22:34 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

cdprojekt logo

CD Projekt has has announced its founders, Marcin Iwinski and Michal Kicinski have resigned from their positions as CEO and director of business development, respectively.

According to a statement given to, Iwinski and Kicinski have also taken an extended leave of absence from the company.

“Both Marcin and Michal have resigned from the positions they held, however they have not left the company,” said Hubert Habas, a spokesperson for CD Projekt.

“They wanted to step back and relax after very busy last period, after finalizing the venture with Optimus and other strategic projects and simply decided to take a longer leave in order to restore energy and to avoid being burned out.

“Every company inside CD Projekt group has their own management working independently from the owners. Therefore neither company nor its projects are threatened or postponed.”

CD Projekt was acquired by Polish PC company Optimus in 2009.