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Activision Blizzard Inc (ATVI.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Brian Kelly

56 2013 Chairman of the Board

Collister Johnson

42 2017 President, Chief Operating Officer

Robert Kotick

56 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Dennis Durkin

48 2019 Chief Financial Officer, Chief Corporate Officer, President, Emerging Businesses

Riccardo Zacconi

50 2003 Chief Exectuive Officer - King

Brian Stolz

43 2016 Chief People Officer

Christopher Walther

52 2011 Chief Legal Officer

Robert Morgado

76 2017 Lead Independent Director

Reveta Bowers

70 2018 Independent Director

Robert Corti

69 2003 Independent Director

Hendrik Hartong

52 2015 Independent Director

Barry Meyer

75 2014 Independent Director

Peter Nolan

60 2013 Independent Director

Casey Wasserman

44 2015 Independent Director

Elaine Wynn

76 2013 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Brian Kelly

Mr. Brian G. Kelly serves as Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Kelly has held various positions of responsibility with Activision Blizzard since 1991, including serving as a director of the Company since July 1995, the co-chairman of our Board of Directors from October 1998 until 2013 and as chairman of our Board of Directors since 2013.

Collister Johnson

Mr. Collister (Coddy) Johnson is President, Chief Operating Officer of the Company., since June 26, 2017. From April 2016 until May 2017, he served as the chief operating officer and co-founder of Altschool, a public benefit, education technology company, where he continues to serve on the board of directors. Prior to joining Altschool, he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility at our Company from 2008 to 2016, serving as the chief financial officer and head of operations of Activision, one of our principal operating units, chief operating officer of studios for Activision, and senior vice president and chief of staff to our Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Johnson holds a B.A. degree in ethics, politics, and economics from Yale University and an M.B.A. degree from Stanford University.

Robert Kotick

Mr. Robert A. Kotick is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Activision Blizzard Inc., since June 26, 2017. Robert A. Kotick has been a director of Activision Blizzard since February 1991, following his purchase of a significant interest in the Company, which was then on the verge of insolvency, and serves as our Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Kotick was our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer from February 1991 until July 2008, when he became our President and Chief Executive Officer. He served as our President from July 2008 until June 2017, when Mr. Johnson began serving as our President and Chief Operating Officer.

Dennis Durkin

Mr. Dennis M. Durkin is Chief Financial Officer, Chief Corporate Officer, President, Emerging Businesses of the Company. Mr. Durkin joined the Company in March 2012 as our Chief Financial Officer and served in that role until May 2017. He served as our Chief Corporate Officer from May 2017 until January 2019. Prior to joining the Company in 2012, Mr. Durkin held a number of positions of increasing responsibility at Microsoft, a computing software and hardware manufacturer, most recently serving as the corporate vice president and chief operating and financial officer of Microsoft's interactive entertainment business, which included the Xbox console business. Prior to joining Microsoft's interactive entertainment business in 2006, Mr. Durkin spent seven years on Microsoft's corporate development and strategy team, including two years where he was based in London, England, driving pan-European activity. Before joining Microsoft, Mr. Durkin was a financial analyst at Alex. Brown and Company.

Riccardo Zacconi

Mr. Riccardo Zacconi is the Chief Executive Officer of King. He served the company as its CEO from its inception in 2003.

Brian Stolz

Mr. Brian M. Stolz is Chief People Officer of the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Stolz served as Senior Vice President of the neurology, dental, and generics businesses of Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Before that, Mr. Stolz served as Valeant's Executive Vice President of Administration and Chief Human Capital Officer. Prior to joining Valeant, Mr. Stolz held positions as a Principal at ghSMART and as an Associate Principal at McKinsey & Co.

Christopher Walther

Mr. Christopher B. Walther serves as Chief Legal Officer of Activision Blizzard Inc. Prior to joining us, Prior to joining us, Mr. Walther held a number of positions of increasing responsibility within the legal department of The Procter & Gamble Company from 1992 to 2009, including serving as the general counsel for Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, general counsel for Northeast Asia and, most recently, as general counsel for Western Europe. Mr. Walther also led Procter & Gamble's corporate and securities and mergers and acquisitions practices. Before joining Procter & Gamble, Mr. Walther served as a law clerk for Senior Judge Harry W. Wellford of the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. Since 2012, Mr. Walther has served on the board of directors of the Alliance for Children's Rights and currently serves as its co-chair. Mr. Walther has also served as our representative on the board of directors of the Entertainment Software Association since 2013 and on its executive committee.

Robert Morgado

Mr. Robert J. Morgado serves as a Lead Independent Director of Activision Blizzard Inc., since 2017. Mr. Morgado previously served as Independent Director of the company since 1997. Mr. Morgado is chairman of Maroley Media Group, a media entertainment investment company he established in 1995. He previously served as the chairman and the chief executive officer of Warner Music Group, a music content company comprised of recorded music and music publishing businesses, from 1985 to 1995.

Reveta Bowers

Ms. Reveta F. Bowers is Independent Director of the company. She has served as an independent governance and organizational consultant for non-profit organizations since 2016. From 1972 to 2016, she served as a teacher and administrator at The Center for Early Education, an independent school for children. From 1993 to 2003, she served on the board of directors of The Walt Disney Company, a global entertainment company.

Robert Corti

Mr. Robert J. Corti serves as an Independent Director of Activision Blizzard Inc. Mr. Corti worked at Avon Products, a global manufacturer and marketer of beauty and related products, for more than 25 years. He joined Avon Products’ tax department as a tax associate in 1976 and held positions of increasing responsibility in the company’s finance department throughout his tenure there, including serving as an executive vice president and the chief financial officer of Avon Products from 1998 until he retired from the chief financial officer role in November 2005 and from the executive vice president role in March 2006.

Hendrik Hartong

Mr. Hendrik J. Hartong III, Jr., is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Hartong serves as the chairman and chief executive officer of Brynwood Partners, a private equity firm specializing in the consumer products sector, which he joined in 2004 as a managing partner. Mr. Hartong was the president and chief executive officer of Lincoln Snacks Company, a food products company, from 1998, at which point the company was publicly traded, until 2004, when Brynwood Partners divested its ownership in Lincoln Snacks. Prior to joining Lincoln Snacks, Mr. Hartong held various sales and marketing positions of increasing responsibility with Baskin Robbins USA Co. and Nestlé USA, Inc., both of which are food products companies, and, from 1996 to 1998, with Activision Publishing, Inc. (“Activision”), then our sole operating unit.

Barry Meyer

Mr. Barry M. Meyer serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Meyer retired as the chairman of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., an American producer of film, television, and music, at the end of 2013. He joined Warner Bros. as a director of business affairs in 1971 and held positions of increasing responsibility throughout his tenure there, eventually serving as Warner Bros.’ chief executive officer and chairman from October 1999 until March 2013 and as chairman through December 2013. Mr. Meyer founded the consulting firm North Ten Mile Associates following his retirement from Warner Bros., and currently serves as the manager and co-chief executive officer of that firm.

Peter Nolan

Mr. Peter J. Nolan serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Nolan is the chairman of Nolan Capital, a private investment company, and is also a senior advisor to Leonard Green & Partners, L.P., a private equity firm, and was previously the managing partner of Leonard Green & Partners. Prior to becoming a partner at Leonard Green & Partners in 1997, Mr. Nolan served as a managing director and the co-head of Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette’s Los Angeles Investment Banking Division from 1990 to 1997, as a first vice president in corporate finance at Drexel Burnham Lambert from 1986 to 1990, and as a vice president at Prudential Securities, Inc. from 1982 to 1986. Prior to 1982, Mr. Nolan was an associate at Manufacturers Hanover Trust Company. Mr. Nolan served on the Company’s Board from December 2003 until July 2008, when he resigned in connection with the 2008 business combination of Activision, Inc. and Vivendi Games, Inc. (the “Vivendi Games Combination”).

Casey Wasserman

Mr. Casey Wasserman is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Wasserman is the chairman and chief executive officer of Wasserman, a sports, entertainment, and lifestyle marketing and management agency that he founded in 2002. Mr. Wasserman also serves as the president and chief executive officer of the Wasserman Foundation.

Elaine Wynn

Ms. Elaine P. Wynn serves as an Independent Director of the Company. Ms. Wynn is a co-founder of Wynn Resorts, a developer and operator of high-end hotels and casinos, and served as a director of Wynn Resorts from its inception in 2002 to May 2015. Prior to that, Ms. Wynn served as a director of Mirage Resorts from 1976 to 2000.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Brian Kelly

489,713

Collister Johnson

8,171,120

Robert Kotick

30,841,000

Dennis Durkin

5,802,140

Riccardo Zacconi

19,819,200

Brian Stolz

3,533,560

Christopher Walther

4,763,160

Robert Morgado

448,546

Reveta Bowers

470,239

Robert Corti

379,713

Hendrik Hartong

350,713

Barry Meyer

345,213

Peter Nolan

347,963

Casey Wasserman

345,213

Elaine Wynn

345,213
As Of  31 Dec 2018