8-K 1 d393776d8k.htm FORM 8-K Form 8-K





Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) August 8, 2012



Zynga Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-35375   42-1733483

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

699 Eighth Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

(Address of principal executive offices and zip code)

(855) 449-9642

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code



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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers

On August 8, 2012, John Schappert, Chief Operating Officer and Director of Zynga Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), resigned from his positions as an officer and a director of the Company, effective immediately.

Prior to Mr. Schappert’s resignation from the Company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”), he was a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the Board. Mr. Schappert’s resignation from the Board was not tendered in connection with any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.

The Company noted that Mr. Schappert has made significant contributions to the games industry throughout his career and it appreciates all that he has done for the Company. The Company further noted that Mr. Schappert leaves as a friend of the Company and it wishes him all the best.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


Dated: August 8, 2012     By:   /s/ Reginald D. Davis
      Reginald D. Davis
      Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary