HUMAM SAKHNINI

PRESIDENT, KING

Humam Sakhnini has served as President of King since January 2019, formerly serving as Chief Financial Officer/Chief Strategy Officer between 2016 and 2019. As President, Humam leads the operational management of King and its iconic Candy Crush Saga, Farm Heroes Saga, Bubblewitch Saga, and Pet Rescue Saga franchises.

 

Over a career that spans across more than 10 years at Activision Blizzard, Humam has played multiple C-level roles, including Chief Strategy and Talent Officer, overseeing Strategy, M&A and People Operations at Activision Blizzard. In 2016, he led the successful acquisition of King Digital for $5.9B.

  

Prior to Activision Blizzard, Humam was a Partner at McKinsey & Company, based in New York.  During his 8 years at McKinsey & Company, Humam worked with Fortune 100 companies in defining their growth strategies and specialized in Media and Entertainment. Earlier in his career, he held roles at ISGroup, Nesbitt Burns, and the Department of Finance in Canada.

 

Humam holds a BA degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario, an MA in Economics from Queen's University at Kingston, and an MBA degree from Yale School of Management.

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