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Activision Blizzard hires CAA vet as first chief marketing officer

Aug 15, 2019 - L.A. Biz
Board and Executive Moves

In its second C-suite addition in as many days, Activision Blizzard Inc. has hired its first chief marketing officer.

David Messinger, a 15-year veteran of CAA, will fill the role, marking the first time the Santa Monica, California-based video game company has had a CMO overseeing all of its brands.

The move follows the announcement that Claudine Naughton has been hired as chief people officer at Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI). She succeeds Brian Stolz, who will assume a newly c...