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No immediate replacement for Mattrick, says Microsoft

Xbox has yet to say who will replace outgoing chief Don Mattrick – if, indeed anyone will take his soon-to-be-vacant role. This evening social games firm Zynga confirmed it had hired Mattrick as its new CEO. He starts at Zynga next week. In a memo to staff today Microsoft chief …

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Zynga snares Xbox boss Mattrick as CEO

Zynga has confirmed that it has hired Xbox boss Don Mattrick as its new CEO. Mattrick joins the firm next week on Monday, July 8th. He takes the CEO role from Mark Pincus, the founder of Zynga – but Pincus (pictured above right with Mattrick) will remain deeply involved in …

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Report: Don Mattrick out at Xbox

Xbox president Don Mattrick is about to leave Microsoft, according to internet reports. All Things Digital and rumours circulation on social network site Twitter, say that Mattrick will announce his departure today with Zynga or EA likely destinations. Mattrick has had a difficult time at Microsoft in recent weeks following …

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OPINION: Xbox One strategy revamp was logical – but it might only accelerate Mattrick’s digital vision

One of the best bits of games industry scuttlebutt I have been told is about Xbox boss Don Mattrick. It’s actually about his shrewd hiring and management skills, so it’s effectively a HR anecdote. But bear with me. A few years ago I was told that when running teams at …

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