Thomas Tippl has been Activision Blizzard’s Chief Operating Officer since March 2010. Prior to that, he served as Chief Corporate Officer as well as Chief Financial Officer of Activision. Prior to joining Activision, Mr. Tippl served from 1991 through 2004 at The Procter & Gamble Company, the leading global consumer products company. Mr. Tippl’s roles at P&G covered the head of investor relations, the finance director of Procter & Gamble’s Baby Care, Europe division, member of the board of directors of the joint venture between Procter & Gamble and Fater in Italy, co-founder Procter & Gamble’s Equity Venture Fund, associate director of acquisitions and divestitures as well as various financial executive positions for Procter & Gamble in Europe, China and Japan. Mr. Tippl holds a Master’s Degree in economics and social sciences from the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.