Bruno Bonnell, the chairman and CEO of Atari and founder of parent company Infogrames is leaving the company after 24 years in the top seat.
Bonnell confirmed: "It is with understandable emotions, but also reassurance about the future, that I leave Infogrames.
"Time for business developers has logically come, after the entrepreneurial period. It's now time for Infogrames to conquer and progress," he added.
Above: Atari's Neverwinter Nights 2. Sigh. Bruno won't be throwing his beloved fireballs anymore
Bonnell founded French-based parent company, Infogrames, 24 years ago. Atari has appointed Patrick Leleu as a replacement in the event of Bonnell's departure.
April 5, 2007