NEW YORK, Nov. 13: Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR), an interactive entertainment company, today announced that David Pierce has resigned his position as Atari's Chief Executive Officer under the terms of his employment agreement. Curtis G. Solsvig III, Chief Restructuring Officer, will assume Mr. Pierce's responsibilities on an interim basis. An executive search has been initiated to find Mr. Pierce's successor.
"We appreciate David's support and commitment through a difficult period in the Company's history and wish him well in his future endeavors." said Gene Davis, Chairman of the Board of Directors.
New York-based Atari, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATAR) develops interactive games for all platforms and is a third-party publisher of interactive entertainment software in the U.S. The Company's 1,000+ titles include hard-core, genre- defining franchises such as Test Drive ® ; and mass-market and children's franchises such Dragon Ball Z ® . Atari, Inc. is a majority-owned subsidiary of France-based Infogrames Entertainment SA (Euronext - ISIN: FR-0000052573), an interactive games publisher in Europe. For more information, visit http://www.atari.com.
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