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August 28, 2015 5:28 AM ET

Software

Company Overview of Rovio Entertainment Oy

Company Overview

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.

Keilaranta 17

Espoo,  02150

Finland

Founded in 2003

Phone:

358 2078 88300

Fax:

358 2078 88333

Key Executives for Rovio Entertainment Oy

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 49
Co-Founder
Chief Operations Officer
Executive Vice President of Global Consumer Products Licensing
Executive Vice President of Games
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Rovio Entertainment Oy Key Developments

Rovio Plans 260 Layoffs

Rovio Entertainment says it plans to restructure its business and lay off up to 260 people because the company took on "too many things" during the past few years. Rovio says it will focus on three core activities: games, media and consumer products. The layoffs will affect the whole organization, excluding teams working on the Angry Birds Movie in the United States and Canada, expected for release in May 2016.

Rovio Entertainment To Sell A Preschool Unit

Rovio Entertainment Oy is planning to sell a preschool unit.

Rovio Entertainment Announces Appointment of Anurag Sachdeva as New Country Director for India and South Asia

Rovio Entertainment announced the appointment of Anurag Sachdeva as its new Country Director for India and South Asia. In his new role, Sachdeva will focus on consolidating company's presence in the market, driving global partnerships and strategic alliances while strengthening the organisational capabilities within the company. He will also lead telecom operator relations for South East Asia while focusing on the expansion of the company's market base. Previously Sachdeva served as company's Associate Director, Business Development for India and Southeast Asia. Sachdeva has prior experience working with Vodafone, Bharti Airtel, Virgin Mobile India and Aircel.

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