Company Overview of Rovio Entertainment Oy
Rovio Entertainment Oy operates as an entertainment media company that develops mobile games for fans. It offers Angry Birds, a casual puzzle game; and birds and piggies, and other games for different platforms. The company provides advertising, licensing, animations, playground learning, book publishing, attractions, and location based entertainment concepts. It serves customers in Finland and internationally. Rovio Entertainment Oy was formerly known as Relude Oy and changed its name to Rovio Entertainment Oy in 2005. The company was founded in 2003 and is based in Espoo, Finland with additional offices worldwide. It also has game studios in Tampere, Finland; and Stockholm, Sweden.
Founded in 2003
Key Executives for Rovio Entertainment Oy
Executive Vice President of Global Consumer Products Licensing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Rovio Entertainment Oy Key Developments
Rovio Entertainment Ltd. Announces Executive Changes, Effective from January 1, 2015
Aug 29 14
Rovio Entertainment Ltd. reported that Pekka Rantala will succeed Mikael Hed as its Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2015. The Chairman of the Board, Kaj Hed, has nominated Mikael Hed for a Board of Directors position. In addition, Mikael Hed has also been appointed as Chairman of Rovio Animation Studios, where he will oversee Animation and Movies. Pekka Rantala has more than 20 years of international leadership experience within branded consumer products in various industries. He has been serving as Chief Commercial Officer at Rovio Entertainment since June 2014. He served as Chief Executive officer of Hartwall from October 2013 to April 2014. Previously, He worked in several roles at Nokia corp. (NOK) for 14 years.
NOOK Media and Rovio Announces Exclusive Preview of New Angry Birds Game
Aug 27 14
NOOK Media together with Rovio announced that the upcoming Angry Birds Stella game will be available for fans to preview exclusively at Barnes & Noble stores from August 29 to September 3. During that time, Angry Birds fans and Barnes & Noble customers can come to any store nationwide and visit the NOOK Counter to play the game, before anyone else, on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK in-store demo devices. This exclusive opportunity lets fans experience this fall's hottest new game on the just-launched Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK. The Angry Birds Stella game will launch on September 4 across all major platforms, including NOOK Apps(TM).
Rovio Entertainment Announces Executive Appointments
May 15 14
Rovio Entertainment announced that Pekka Rantala will join its executive team as Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), starting 2 June 204. Pekka Rantala has a track record with over twenty years of experience in sales and marketing of consumer brands across several industries, from technology to fast-moving consumer goods. Rovio also announced that Blanca Juti, currently EVP of Brand Office, has joined Rovio's executive team as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).
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