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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
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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. Schapperts resignation from the Companys Board of Directors (the Board), he was a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the Board. Mr. Schapperts resignation from the Board was not tendered in connection with any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Companys 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|