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Zynga Says Founder Pincus to Return as CEO, Replace Mattrick

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Zynga Founder Pincus Returns As CEO

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Zynga Inc., the struggling maker of video games for mobile phones and tablets, said Chief Executive Officer Don Mattrick will leave the company and that founder and Chairman Mark Pincus will return to the role of CEO.

The changes are effective immediately, San Francisco-based Zynga said Wednesday in a statement. Mattrick, who has led the company since July 2013, will also leave the board.