Zynga develops social games that work stand-alone on mobile phone platforms such as Apple iOS and Google’s Android and online through its website, Zynga.com, and social networking websites such as Facebook. Its best known game is FarmVille, which it launched in 2009.
Game publisher Zynga has announced the departure of several senior executives, including chief operating officer David Ko, as part of a management shake-up under new chief executive Don Mattrick.Wednesday, 14 August, 2013, 12:09pm
Mark Pincus will be replaced on Monday by Don Mattrick, who was most recently head of Microsoft's Xbox division. Zynga said on Monday that Pincus, who founded Zynga and named it after his American bulldog in 2007, will stay on as chairman and chief product officer.6 Jul 2013 - 3:30am
Don Mattrick, the head of Microsoft’s Xbox business who will replace Zynga Inc founder Mark Pincus as chief executive next week, will get a hefty, largely stock-based compensation package of about USUS$50 million in coming years, the company said in a regulatory filing.4 Jul 2013 - 10:21am
Games publisher Zynga has replaced chief executive Mark Pincus with Don Mattrick, the Microsoft executive who headed the critical Xbox business, Zynga announced.
The news, reported first by AllThingsD, sent Zynga shares up more than 11 per cent earlier in the day. The shares rose a further 3 per cent to US$3.17 when Zynga confirmed the appointment after the bell.2 Jul 2013 - 11:24am