Zynga COO stripped of game duties amid stock tanking, lawsuits
Zynga's head of mobile, David Ko, along with executive VP of games Steve Chiang no longer report to Schappert but directly to the head honcho himself, Mark Pincus. Schappert was, according to Bloomberg, paid a cool $42.8 to partially step down, taking some of the blame for the company's poor performance as of late.
Not only does this news come as Zynga overhauls with a focus on mobile, but as top executives within the company are accused of insider trading, Joystiq reports. The executives, including Mr. Pincus, allegedly enlisted the help of underwriters at Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and more. The upside? Ruby Blast is pretty fun ... no?
[Via The Verge]
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