Activision Blizzard names Dennis Durkin as CFO

January 2, 2019 8:20 AM

(Reuters) - Activision Blizzard Inc (NASDAQ: ATVI) on Wednesday named Dennis Durkin as chief financial officer in place of Spencer Neumann, whom the company terminated earlier this week.

The company had said in a regulatory filing on Monday that it intended to fire Neumann for an unspecified reason.

Reuters had also reported that Netflix Inc (NASDAQ: NFLX) is expected to announce in the next few days that it has poached Neumann from Activision to be its chief financial officer.

(Reporting by Akanksha Rana in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)