Candy Crush Dev King Gets New Board Member

Tech veteran Robert Cohn joined the free-to-play gaming company, King, who’s well known for its Candy Crush Saga.

Cohn said, “King has seen tremendous growth over the past couple years and has become one of the most prominent companies to impact the games industry today. I’m impressed with the team, the company’s culture, the stellar business model and the exciting challenges ahead. I look forward to serving on King’s board.”

Cohn is well known in the Silicon Valley circles for founding Octel Communications, the leader in the voicemail market in the late 1990s. In addition, he has also been an investor at Sequoia Capital and was the Governor of NASDAQ.

King’s CEO, Riccardo Zacconi said, “We are excited to have Bob join our board given his broad experience with public and private companies across the globe and the exceptional work he has done with his current and past portfolio of businesses.”

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