INTERVIEW: Former Midway CEO David Zucker - Midway's Next Big Gamble

GamesIndustry.Biz writes: "Yesterday, Midway announced that CEO David Zucker would be leaving the company to be replaced on an interim basis by Matthew Booty while the company searches for a new leader.

Zucker's exit follows other high-level departures over the past few months. CFO Thomas Powell resigned in January and senior VP Steve Allison announced that he will be leaving at the end of March.
In December, Midway's chairman of the board Kenneth Cron resigned from the company's board of directors.

The company appears to be bringing in new management to restore investor confidence after incurring significant losses - most recently, a USD 97.4 million loss for fiscal 2007.

In his final interview at the helm of the US publisher where he had been since 2003, David Zucker spoke to last week about the company's next big gamble - an open-world game called 'This is Vegas.'"

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