Zynga Announces Executive Appointments

Zynga Announces Executive Appointments

Reaffirms 2012 Financial Outlook

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq:ZNGA), the
world's leading provider of social game services, today announced a number of
changes to the company's executive team. Among these changes, Mark Vranesh,
chief accounting officer, has been appointed chief financial officer. Mr.
Vranesh succeeded David Wehner, who is leaving the company today to pursue a
senior finance position at Facebook, Inc.

The company also announced that David Ko, previously chief mobile officer, has
been appointed chief operations officer; Barry Cottle, previously executive
vice president, business and corporate development, has been appointed chief
revenue officer; and Steven Chiang, previously executive vice president of
games, has been appointed president of games.

"Dave remains a good friend to us all and we wish him success in his next
role," said Mark Pincus, founder and CEO of Zynga. "Mark, David, Barry and
Steve are rooted in our culture, committed to our future and part of the
talented bench of leadership at Zynga. I'm confident we have the right team to
deliver on our mission of connecting the world through games and position us
for long-term growth."

"I have greatly enjoyed working closely with Mark Pincus and the rest of the
team," said Dave Wehner. "The time I spent at Zynga has been an exciting
chapter in my career as we led the rapid development of social gaming. Mark
Vranesh and I have been close partners during my tenure at Zynga and I wish my
colleagues well as the company continues to deliver on its vision."

Mr. Vranesh previously served as the CFO of Zynga from May 2008 until August
2010. Since August 2010, he has served as the company's chief accounting
officer. Before joining Zynga, Mr. Vranesh served as the vice president of
finance and administration and corporate controller of Fortinet, Inc.
(Nasdaq:FTNT), a computer and network security company. Prior to that
position, he held finance roles of increasing responsibility, including vice
president of finance, at Support.com, Inc., an online technology support

In his new position as chief operations officer, Mr. Ko will oversee strategy
planning, international, infrastructure and operations of the company. Since
joining the company in 2010, Mr. Ko scaled Zynga's mobile organization, grew
the company's portfolio by 25 new games and helped unite game development
teams on cross platform efforts. Prior to joining Zynga, Mr. Ko was senior
vice president of Yahoo!'s (Nasdaq:YHOO) audience, mobile and local businesses
and also served as vice president for Yahoo!ʼs mobile business in Asia

Mr. Cottle is being named chief revenue officer and will be responsible for
corporate and business development, distribution, strategic partnerships,
advertising sales and operations, publishing and real money gaming. Before
joining Zynga, Mr. Cottle was executive vice president of EA Interactive
(Nasdaq:EA), where he was responsible for digital gaming properties including
mobile, social and casual online games. Previously, he held executive roles at
The Walt Disney Company, Quickoffice Inc. and Palm Computing Inc.

Mr. Chiang is being named president of games where he will oversee all games
and new IP development across web and mobile. Mr. Chiang has nearly 20 years
of gaming experience and at Zynga has overseen the building and scaling of
teams around game development and studio operations. Before joining Zynga, he
was senior vice president and group general manager for EA Sports at
Electronic Arts. During his tenure at Electronic Arts, Mr. Chiang oversaw
Madden NFL and helped develop NCAA Football, FIFA Soccer, NBA LIVE and NHL.

Zynga also today reaffirmed its 2012 financial outlook set forth in its press
release issued on October 24, 2012 relating to its third quarter 2012
financial results.

About Zynga Inc.

Zynga Inc. is the world's leading provider of social game services with
approximately 311 million monthly active users playing its games, which
include Bubble Safari, ChefVille, CityVille, Draw Something, FarmVille2, Gems
With Friends, Ruby Blast, Scramble With Friends, Words With Friends, and Zynga
Poker. Zynga's games are available on a number of global platforms, including
Facebook, Zynga.com, Google+, Tencent, Apple iOS and Google Android. Zynga is
headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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statements relating to, among other things, our outlook for full year 2012
bookings, adjusted EBITDA, stock-based expense, capital expenditures,
effective tax rate, non-GAAP weighted average diluted shares and non-GAAP EPS;
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could differ materially from those predicted or implied, and reported results
should not be considered as an indication of our future performance. Factors
that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not
limited to, our relationship with Facebook or changes in the Facebook platform
or to our agreements with Facebook, our ability to launch new games in a
timely manner and monetize these games effectively, our ability to control and
reduce expenses, our ability to anticipate and address technicalchallenges
that may arise, competition, the changing interests of players, intellectual
property disputes or other litigation, asset impairment charges,our ability
to retain key employees, acquisitions by us and changes in our corporate
strategy or management.

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