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Zynga CEO Mattrick leaves abruptly, replaced by founder Pincus

Don Mattrick, Zynga's current CEO, will depart the company immediately after less than two years on the job. He had previously run Microsoft's Xbox business.

By April 8, 2015

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CEO Mattrick tried to buy Zynga in 2010 -- report

In 2010, Don Mattrick held negotiations about buying Zynga with the man he has now replaced, Mark Pincus.

By July 8, 2013

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Is Don Mattrick Zynga's would-be savior?

The Xbox executive faces a Herculean task of tossing the social-gaming company a lifeline, and risks getting dragged down himself.

By July 2, 2013

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Zynga COO David Ko said to be resigning in exec shake-up

New CEO Don Mattrick is said to be holding an all-hands meeting Tuesday to address the executive shuffle and his vision for the company.

By August 13, 2013

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New Zynga CEO plans to take Candy Crush's sweet spot

Don Mattrick sets his agenda during the company's earnings call and talks about why he loves Candy Crush, why he took the job, and how the company will dominate social gaming again.

By July 25, 2013

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Zynga hires Microsoft gaming head as CEO

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus confirms that Interactive Entertainment Business head Don Mattrick will take over his position next week.

By July 1, 2013

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Microsoft pulls a 180, reverses Xbox One always-on DRM and used games policy

In a blog post, Xbox chief Don Mattrick says Microsoft heard the outcry from gamers and changed the much-derided policies.

By June 19, 2013

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Microsoft unveils Xbox One, with new voice control

Microsoft's Don Mattrick announces the new Xbox One. The new gaming system is completely rebuilt with a new Kinect, controller, and voice control so users can switch between programs.

May 21, 2013

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Microsoft decides it needs a BigPark

The software maker buys the Vancouver, B.C.-based game studio, which was co-founded by Microsoft senior vice president Don Mattrick.

By May 7, 2009