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 Employees9,625

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Robert A. KotickCEO & Director8.13MN/A1963
Mr. Collister JohnsonPres & COON/AN/A1977
Mr. Spencer Adam NeumannChief Financial OfficerN/AN/A1970
Mr. Dennis DurkinChief Corp. Officer1.75M1.11M1971
Mr. Michael MorhaimePres & CEO of Blizzard Entertainment Inc6.71M27.08M1968
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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. The company 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. It 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, the company 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. Its products include various genres, including first-person shooter, action/adventure, role-playing, strategy, and others. The company 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. Activision Blizzard, Inc. was incorporated in 1979 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

Corporate Governance

Activision Blizzard, Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of July 1, 2018 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 9.

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.