back to article Candy Crush King king resigns for 'personal reasons'

The chairman of Candy Crush-maker King has quit as the head of the firm and stepped down from the board for “personal reasons”, the company said. Melvyn Morris, who is also the firm’s second-largest shareholder, has taken a leave of absence with immediate effect, leaving fellow board member Gerhard Florin to take over as chair …

  1. Cipher

    The true story is...

    ...Morris was caught with Farmville on a company laptop.

    1. tmTM

      Re: The true story is...

      Probably racked with guilt, failed to sell his lot at the one time the company was actually worth a damn.

  2. a well wisher

    Chips have been cashed ?

  3. Tom 35 Silver badge

    How long before

    Candy Crush Cabbage Saga

    1. Elmer Phud

      Re: How long before

      "Candy Crush Cabbage Saga"

      Very popular in Sto-Lat

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    In other news

    King are running a spamvertising on Twitter and I've had two ads from them in two days. I hope they go out of business. Nothing would make me happier - except perhaps from the heads of Zynga, EA, King, Rovio, Gameloft et al entering some bizarre pact and jumping off a cliff together.

  5. ecofeco Silver badge

    Personal reasons?

    "It’s not a great time for movement at the top for King, which has seen its profits fall by 20 per cent in the third quarter of this year compared to last year."

    Oh THOSE personal reasons. Got it.

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