ROVIO is a legendary company for all mobile game enthusiasts. The company is behind one of the most popular franchises that ever existed in mobile smartphones – Angry Birds. Several years ago, when the mobile game was giving its first steps Rovio launched Angry Birds and it was a huge hit. Nowadays, the scenario changed with competitive games taking the place of the casual ones, but ROVIO and its popular games are still available. Today, the company announced Alexandre Pelletier-Normand as the new CEO of ROVIO Entertainment. This comes after the departure of Kati Levoranta.
For those unaware, Levoranta spent four years leading the Angry Birds maker as CEO. However, he is leaving once December ends. Now, Pelletier Normand, who currently leads Rovio’s video game business as EVP, will step into the role. His work as the company’s CEO starts tomorrow January 1, 2021. He’ll be tasked with helping the company adapt to the changing face of the video game market while continuing to drive growth.
Before joining Rovio, Pelletier-Normand acted in several positions at Gameloft and co-founded investment platform Execution Labs. The company made the following statement about’s Pelletier-Normand new role at Rovio: