Angry Birds Transformers Company Rovio Cutting 130 Jobs
Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 2:57pm CDTCategories: Game News, Company News
Posted by: Va'al Views: 26,800
We work in businesses that are so fast moving that the only constant is change. At Rovio we have always been innovative and forward-looking, and to succeed we need to be the best at adapting to change.
We are an entrepreneurial company and have been exploring multiple areas. We have been building our team on assumptions of faster growth than have materialized. As a result, we announced today that we plan to simplify our organization around our three key businesses with the highest growth potential: games, media, and consumer products. Unfortunately, we also need to consider possible employee reductions of a maximum of 130 people in Finland (approximately 16% of workforce).
It is never easy to consider changes like this, but it is better to do them sooner rather than later, when we are in a good place to reignite growth.
At Rovio we live to delight our fans. This year we have more launches and news than ever. As we consider these painful measures, we keep our eye on always delighting our fans with products they love.
This article was last modified on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 3:10pm CDT
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