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Rovio names new CEO as Rantala steps down

Rovio has revealed that its CEO Pekka Rantala will be stepping down from his role. Rantala has only served in the position for a year, but will be replaced by Kati Levoranta in early 2016, according toTechCrunch. Levoranta currently serves as chief legal officer. The change was attributed to a …

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Angry Birds firm Rovio cuts over 200 jobs

The Finnish studio behind mobile hit Angry Birds has let 213 staff go in a new round of job losses. Rovio’s latest batch of cuts began with discussions in August, with original estimates suggesting up to 260 employees could be lost in light of an ongoing restructuring process. The 213 …

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VIDEO: The Angry Birds Movie gets its first trailer

The first trailer for the big screen debut of the Angry Birds franchise has been unleashed into the wild. The movie takes us to an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds – or almost entirely,” the description reads. In this paradise, Red (Jason Sudeikis – We’re the Millers, Horrible …

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More job losses at Rovio as 260 positions are axed

Rovio will lay off up to 260 staff as it aims to completely restructure the firm and reinvigorate its falling revenues. The redundancies will apply to the entire organisation. This excludes employees working on the upcoming Angry Birds Movie. Rovio CEO Pekka Rantala said in its current financial condition, the …

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