Zynga (ZNGA) makes it official: Microsoft (MSFT) Xbox division chief and former Electronic Arts...

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Zynga (ZNGA) makes it official: Microsoft (MSFT) Xbox division chief and former Electronic Arts studios head Don Mattrick is the company's new CEO, effective July 8. Mark Pincus will remain both chairman and chief product officer. Pincus: "Don is unique in the game business ... He can execute in multiple domains hardware, software and network, and he's been the person responsible for game franchises like 'Need for Speed,' 'FIFA' and 'The Sims.' Shares +2.9% AH after rising 10.4% in regular trading. (previous)