Playtika to layoff about 600 employees

Finance News

Playtika will cut 15 per cent of its workforce. About 600 employees worldwide will be dismissed including 180 in Israel, the media reported.

”Playtika’s success is rooted in our agility, efficiency, creativity and obsession with delivering the most fun forms of mobile entertainment to our players,” CEO Robert Antokol told TechCrunch in an email. “We consistently evaluate our strategic plans with attention to many factors, including the economic environment.

We believe the structure announced today further leverages our core strengths of delivering superior in-game experiences and scaling mobile games to global franchises in continuation of growth. Saying goodbye to talented colleagues and friends is difficult. They will always be part of Playtika’s rich history and a foundation to our bright future as we build on our reputation as a technology and entertainment powerhouse.”