Zynga senior vice president Mark Skaggs leaves company

FarmVille creative director Mark Skaggs has departed from his position as senior vice president of Zynga.

Gamasutrareports on a Zynga staff email the site obtained, written by company founder and CEO Mark Pincus. In it, Pincus confirms Skaggs departure without providing any additional details on the matter.

Skaggs lead the creative teams for Zynga titles including FarmVille, CityVille, and Empires & Allies.

Pincus’ email adds that Lincoln Brown and Joe Kaminkow have both been promoted to fill Skaggs’ vacant senior vice president position. Both have backgrounds geared more toward Zynga’s shift into the social casino business.

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