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Vivendi’s Stéphane Roussel appointed as the new CEO of Gameloft

Former Vivendi COO Stphane Roussel has been named CEO of Gameloft during its shareholders’ meeting yesterday. In addition to Roussel, four new members also entered the Gameloft board of directors: Sbastien Bollor (chairman of Omnium Bollor, director and chairman of Blue Solutions USA), Frdric Crpin (member of the Vivendi management …

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Vivendi completes Gameloft acquisition

The Guillemot family, who founded mobile studio Gameloft, have now sold its remaining share of the company to Vivendi, the Wall Street Journal reports. The newspaper adds that the family took this decision with regret”, after the entertainment giant already took control of 56 per cent of Gameloft last week. …

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Gameloft’s Guillemot stepping down to help protect Ubisoft from Vivendi

Michel Guillemot intends to quit Gameloft after its shareholders backed the hostile takeover at the hands of Vivendi. That’s according to Bloomberg, which says that Vivendi now controls 56 per cent of Gameloft voting rights and will appoint a director majority at the company’s AGM at the end of the …

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Gameloft closes Spanish studio, report claims

Mobile outlet Gameloft has shut down yet another studio as part of its on-going ‘cost reduction programme’. Following the closure of its Seattle, New Zealand and New York offices – to name but three of the seven eliminated over the last year,alongside the loss of more than 850 jobs– this …

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