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Former EA exec Frank Gibeau joins Zynga

Frank Gibeau, an EA veteran of nearly 25 years, has joined mobile gaming company Zynga. The former EA executive VP has been appointed to the publisher’s board of directors.Gibeau left EA in May this yearafter more than two decades with the company. Zynga has the products, the people and the …

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Zynga to shed 18% of workforce

Zynga is set to lay off 364 staff as part of its plans to stem its losses and move back into profit. The job losses represent 18 per cent of its entire workforce. Layoffs are expected to be completed by the end of the year with anticipated savings of $45m. …

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COO Downie quits Zynga for Unity

Zynga’s second-in-command Clive Downie has resigned from the social gaming company and taken on a new role at Unity Technologies. The chief operating officer joined Zynga over a year ago from DeNA West, but now takes up the position of chief marketing officer at Unity, according toGamesBeat. His departure comes …

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Don Mattrick out at Zynga

Zynga CEO Don Mattrick has departed the social games giant after less than two years, with former boss Mark Pincus reinstated as chief exec. No reason was given for Mattrick’s departure. Co-founder Mark Pincus, who is re-taking the reigns after stepping down from the role two years ago, thanks the …

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