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About Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard is an interactive gaming company and sits at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment. The company is composed of two main operating units: Blizzard Entertainment and Activision Publishing, and game development studios, such as Toys for Bob, Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games, and Treyarch. It was founded in 2008 and is based in Santa Monica, California.

Activision Blizzard Headquarter Location

3100 Ocean Park Boulevard

Santa Monica, California, 90405,

United States

310-255-2000

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Catheon Gaming Appoints Former Activision Blizzard APAC Head as CEO

Jun 23, 2022

Author of the article: Article content William Wu and Mark Aubrey will serve as co-CEOs of Catheon Gaming. Mark Aubrey has over 19 years of experience in the gaming industry with a track record of developing and executing global strategies to build highly successful companies. Mark Aubrey and William Wu will combine their expertise to scale up Catheon Gaming as the premier blockchain gaming technology platform for game developers. Advertisement 2 Article content HONG KONG & SYDNEY — Catheon Gaming (“the Company”), the fastest-growing integrated blockchain gaming and entertainment company, today announced that Mark Aubrey will be appointed as the company’s new co-Chief Executive Officer, effective July 11, 2022. Aubrey will work alongside William Wu, Founder and CEO, to scale the company in the rapidly growing blockchain gaming industry. Catheon Gaming partners with leading game developers and IP-holders to incubate and launch “best-in-class” blockchain games and bring them to the widest possible audience. We apologize, but this video has failed to load. Try refreshing your browser, or Catheon Gaming Appoints Former Activision Blizzard APAC Head as CEO Back to video Aubrey joins Catheon Gaming as CEO from his previous role as Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific (“APAC”) at Activision Blizzard, the leading gaming developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed games, including Call of Duty and World of Warcraft. Mark Aubrey has over 19 years of experience in the entertainment and gaming industry in the APAC region. At Activision Blizzard, Aubrey was responsible for managing all verticals of both Activision Publishing and Blizzard Entertainment’s commercial and go-to-market operations and teams across Australia/NZ, Japan, Korea, India and Greater Asia. He managed large teams of employees across four regional offices and held full P&L responsibility for APAC, the most important Web3 region globally with the majority of gaming revenue and the greatest number of Web3 users. Prior to Activision Blizzard, Aubrey worked a long stint at Warner Bros. Entertainment as the Group Marketing Director, driving synergies and commercial opportunities across groups (Home Entertainment, Theatrical, Television, HBO, Games, Consumer Products and Digital Distribution). Aubrey graduated with a Bachelor of Business and Marketing from the University of Newcastle. ‟I am delighted with the appointment of Mark Aubrey as the CEO of Catheon Gaming and look forward to working alongside Mark to lead Catheon Gaming into its exciting next phase of growth,” said William Wu, Founder and CEO of Catheon Gaming. “Mark brings deep world-class gaming expertise at the highest level, having led the highly relevant APAC division of the world’s most successful gaming developer and publisher.” William Wu first founded SolChicks in September 2021 and subsequently Catheon Gaming, launching 20 titles over the course of nine months. With the appointment of Aubrey, Wu will focus on the company’s long-term vision and strategy, while remaining fully involved in the operations of Catheon and SolChicks. Advertisement 3 Article content About Catheon Gaming Catheon Gaming is the fastest-growing integrated blockchain gaming and entertainment company globally, with a portfolio of over 20 games as of 10 June 2022. The company’s flagship franchise, SolChicks , entered the market following successful fundraising from various venture capital investors, institutions, and launchpad partners. The company brings technical, gaming, and marketing expertise together with deep roots in the blockchain industry. The company’s strategy is to partner with leading game developers and IP-holders to incubate and launch “best-in-class” blockchain games and bring them to the widest possible audience. For more information, please visit: https://catheongaming.com/ . View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220622005994/en/ Contacts

Activision Blizzard Portfolio Exits

1 Portfolio Exit

Activision Blizzard has 1 portfolio exit. Their latest portfolio exit was Neversoft on July 12, 2014.

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Exit

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7/12/2014

Acq - Talent

1

Date

7/12/2014

Exit

Acq - Talent

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Valuation

Acquirer

Sources

1

Activision Blizzard Acquisitions

18 Acquisitions

Activision Blizzard acquired 18 companies. Their latest acquisition was Vicarious Visions on April 12, 2022.

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Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

4/12/2022

$99M

Merger

1

10/28/2021

$99M

Acquired

1

1/25/2017

Series B

$99M

$6.8M

Acquired

1

1/4/2016

Series D

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$99M

$99M

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10

11/3/2015

Other Venture Capital

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$99M

$99M

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10

Date

4/12/2022

10/28/2021

1/25/2017

1/4/2016

11/3/2015

Investment Stage

Series B

Series D

Other Venture Capital

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$6.8M

$99M

$99M

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Merger

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Acquired

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Activision Blizzard Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Activision Blizzard has 10 strategic partners and customers. Activision Blizzard recently partnered with Microsoft on January 1, 2022.

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Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

1/19/2022

Partner

United States

Activision Sexual Misconduct Fallout Prompted Microsoft to Pursue Deal

Following the explosive report , Spencer circulated an email inside Microsoft saying he was `` evaluating all aspects of our relationship with Activision Blizzard and making ongoing proactive adjustments '' in light of the revelations .

3

11/19/2021

Partner

United States

Girls Who Code ends partnership with Activision Blizzard

Yesterday the organization Girls Who Code announced the end of its partnership with Activision Blizzard .

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11/18/2021

Partner

United States

Xbox chief says he’s evaluating relationship with Activision

Microsoft Corp. 's head of Xbox said he 's `` evaluating all aspects of our relationship with Activision Blizzard Inc. and making ongoing proactive adjustments , '' in light of the recent revelations at the video game publisher .

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7/15/2021

Partner

Singapore

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4/15/2021

Licensee

China

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Date

1/19/2022

11/19/2021

11/18/2021

7/15/2021

4/15/2021

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Partner

Partner

Partner

Partner

Licensee

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

United States

Singapore

China

News Snippet

Activision Sexual Misconduct Fallout Prompted Microsoft to Pursue Deal

Following the explosive report , Spencer circulated an email inside Microsoft saying he was `` evaluating all aspects of our relationship with Activision Blizzard and making ongoing proactive adjustments '' in light of the revelations .

Girls Who Code ends partnership with Activision Blizzard

Yesterday the organization Girls Who Code announced the end of its partnership with Activision Blizzard .

Xbox chief says he’s evaluating relationship with Activision

Microsoft Corp. 's head of Xbox said he 's `` evaluating all aspects of our relationship with Activision Blizzard Inc. and making ongoing proactive adjustments , '' in light of the recent revelations at the video game publisher .

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Activision Blizzard Team

22 Team Members

Activision Blizzard has 22 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, Bobby Kotick.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Bobby Kotick

Chief Executive Officer

Current

Daniel Alegre

President, Chief Operating Officer

Current

Dennis Durkin

President, Chief Financial Officer

Current

Claudine Naughton

Chief People Officer

Current

Armin Zerza

Chief Commercial Officer

Current

Name

Bobby Kotick

Daniel Alegre

Dennis Durkin

Claudine Naughton

Armin Zerza

Work History

Title

Chief Executive Officer

President, Chief Operating Officer

President, Chief Financial Officer

Chief People Officer

Chief Commercial Officer

Status

Current

Current

Current

Current

Current

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