Atari Adds to Senior Leadership, Strengthening Mobile and Social Strategy

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AtariAtari announced several senior appointments and emphasized that Atari is shifting its core focus from console and core PC games to casual games for mobile platforms and social networks. Robert Mattes has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer. Previously, he has served as Co-President and CFO of Authentic Response and CFO of Return Path and brings experience with online and micro-transactions to Atari. Atari has also appointed Owais Farooqui as Senior Vice President of Digital Publishing and Maria Pacheco as Vice President of Mobile operations. Farooqui previously worked at tournament company, while Pacheco was previously Vice President of marketing for Vivendi Games Mobile. Both will be working on a "cohesive mobile, social and online strategy for the company designed to best leverage Atari's legendary gaming franchises..."

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