On the eve of Funcom's latest MMO The Secret World being officially launched, the company's Chief Executive Officer has decided to step down from the role. While Trond Arne Aas has resigned from the post he's not leaving Funcom any time soon either. Aas said that he left the position of CEO to take on two new roles within the company as its Strategic Advisor to the Board and Chief Strategy Officer.
Chief Operating Officer Ole Schreiner has been appointed the new CEO of the company. The Secret World goes live in North America and Europe this week. Electronic Arts is co-publishing the online role-playing game in the U.S. You can read more about this news at Funcom.com.