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Future hires Richard Haley as CFO

Tesco Extras UK financial director Richard Haley is set to become Future’s new CFO, the games media company has announced. Haley will join the Future team as of October 1st of this year, at which point he will also assume the role of company secretary. Prior to his current position …

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Zynga hires Best Buy exec as CFO

Social gaming company Zynga has hired David Lee to serve as its chief financial officer and chief accounting officer. Lee previously worked at Best Buy as senior vice president of enterprise finance. In his new role he will be reporting directly to CEO Don Mattrick, formerly Microsoft’s president of interactive …

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Zillah Byng-Maddick named as new Future CFO

Future Publishing has announced that Zillah Byng-Maddick will become its new chief financial officer next month. She replaces the outgoing Graham Harding, who is leaving to pursue other career opportunities” after 13 years with the company, and will join Future on November 1st. Byng-Maddick joins from Trader Media Group where …

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OpenFeint co-founder steps down

The mobile gaming network’s CEO and co-founder Jason Citron has resigned after the company was sold to Gree earlier this year. OpenFeint will now be run by Naoki Aoyagi, who is also CFO of the firm’s Japanese parent company Gree. He has ten years’ experience in finance and management including …

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Battlefield 3 tops 1.25m pre-orders

Around 1.25m consumers have put down pre-orders for EA’s upcoming FPS Battlefield 3, says CFO Eric Brown. He announced the milestone at the Citi 2011 Tech Conference yesterday, reports Gamasutra. "To date we have about 1.25m pre-orders on Battlefield 3, so it’s still well ahead of its predecessor title, Battlefield: …

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Tippl becomes Activision COO

Activision’s current chief corporate officer and chief financial officer Thomas Tippl is to become the publisher’s chief operating officer, the company has announced. To facilitate the change he has resigned his position as COO, though he continues as CFO while Activision searches for a replacement. The official filing, as spotted …

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GameStop CFO resigns

It has emerged that GameStop CFO Cathy Smith has resigned from the global games retailer after just six months in the role to take up the role of CFO at US retail giant Wal-Mart. Current chief accounting officer Robert Lloyd, who has been at GameStop for 14 years, is to …

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Microsoft promotes Klein to CFO

Microsoft has named Peter Klein as its new chief financial officer, as former CFO Chris Liddell prepares to leave the company at the end of the year. Klein joined Microsoft in 2002 and currently works as CFO for the Business Division. Liddell has worked for Microsoft since 2005. He will …

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Funcom CFO steps down after Q4 loss

Funcom’s chief financial officer Olav Sandnes has stood down from his position at the MMO to take up a role in a different sector publisher following the firm’s confirmation of losses in Q4 2008. He will remain in the role until a successor is found. In total, Funcom suffered an …

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