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Zynga's treasurer follows its CFO out the door
Zynga's treasurer follows its CFO out the door
November 15, 2012 | By Frank Cifaldi

Mere days after Zynga's CFO headed to Facebook comes word of another resignation from its financial department.

Bloomberg reports that treasurer Mike Gupta is leaving for Twitter, where he'll serve in a similar role as its VP of corporate finance and treasurer.

Zynga has lost quite a few executives since posting heavy losses back in July. Perhaps most famous among these was COO John Schappert, who made headlines by filing his resignation soon after being stripped of most of his duties at the company.

Other chief officers who have left the company since then include CCO Mike Verdu, CTO Allan Leinwand, CMO and CRO Jeff Karp, and CSO Nils Puhlmann.

The company is currently undergoing an identity change of sorts, heavily promoting its push toward "mid-core" mobile game development and, starting next year, real money gambling.

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Henrik Namark
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I've missed the gambling part. Hopefully this will lead to Gamasutra not covering Zynga that much. Is it really an interesting game company these days? Feels like it's more like a soap opera.

Rob Graeber
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You know it's bad when the accounting dept is abandoning ship.

Rachel Presser
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It's totally akin to Ismay just stealing a seat on the lifeboat in Titanic! Pincus is the only one who's going to go down with the ship, it seems.

Rachel Presser
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If the CFO is pulling evasive maneuvers?

Perhaps this is the code blue that publishers need that F2P isn't the future of gaming.

Joel Nystrom
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I didn't know there were that many CxO's!