ATVI - Activision Blizzard, Inc.

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Activision Blizzard, Inc.

3100 Ocean Park Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405
United States
310-255-2000
http://www.activisionblizzard.com

SectorTechnology
IndustryElectronic Gaming & Multimedia
Full Time Employees9,760

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Robert A. KotickCEO & Director4.31MN/A1963
Mr. Collister JohnsonPres & COO3.48MN/A1977
Mr. Christopher B. WaltherChief Legal Officer1.93MN/A1967
Mr. Brian M. StolzSpecial Advisor to CEO1.18MN/A1974
Mr. Dennis DurkinCFO & Pres of Emerging Bus.esN/AN/A1971
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.

Description

Activision Blizzard, Inc. develops and distributes content and services on video game consoles, personal computers (PC), and mobile devices. The company operates through three segments: Activision Publishing, Inc.; Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.; and King Digital Entertainment. It develops, publishes, and sells interactive software products and entertainment content for the console and PC platforms through retail and digital channels, including subscription, full-game, and in-game sales, as well as by licensing software to third-party or related-party companies; and offers downloadable content. The company also maintains a proprietary online gaming service, Battle.net that facilitates the creation of user generated content, digital distribution, and online social connectivity in its games; and develops and publishes interactive entertainment content and services primarily on mobile platforms, such as Android and iOS, as well as distributes its content and services on the PC platform primarily through Facebook. In addition, it engages in creating original film and television content; and provides warehousing, logistics, and sales distribution services to third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software, as well as manufacturers of interactive entertainment hardware products. The company's products include various genres, including first-person shooter, action/adventure, role-playing, strategy, and others. It serves retailers and distributors, including mass-market retailers, first party digital storefronts, consumer electronics stores, discount warehouses, and game specialty stores through third-party distribution and licensing arrangements in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malta, Mexico, the Netherlands, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom. The company was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

Corporate Governance

Activision Blizzard, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 4, 2019 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.