Bobby Kotick is the CEO of Activision Blizzard

Bobby Kotick is the CEO of Activision Blizzard and the third-largest company shareholder. He owns 2,928,914 shares in the company. He has a net worth of $2.2 billion and lives with his wife and two children in Los Angeles, California.

Kotick started his career in 1983 with a job at BURR INTERNATIONAL, INC. As a CPA, he worked for WEBSTER HOLDINGS CORP. He also worked for KPMG as a Senior Manager from 1987 to 1990. He was Activision’s Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer from 1990 to 1996. Refer to this article to learn more.

He was Activision’s President and Chief Executive Officer from 1991 to 2008. As of 2011, he is the Chairman, CEO, and President of Activision Blizzard, where he oversees all operations and works closely with its directors in setting the company’s strategic direction.

Bobby Kotick has been recognized as one of “The Top 25 Executives” by Electronic Business Magazine and as “The Best Boss” by Forbes Magazine. In 2010 he was listed on Fortune Magazine’s 50 Most Powerful People in Business, ranking #36th place; in 2011, he was ranked #59th spot on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Most Powerful People list.

He is a man everybody wants to work with as he is known to be a tough but fair manager. He also can motivate his team by recognizing their strengths and encouraging them to do their best. Bobby Kotick says he will continue to be a good listener and seek opinions from his employees, directors, and shareholders.

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