Neumann was most recently CFO of Activision Blizzard and is reported to have been fired from his post two days before the Netflix announcement.
Netflix Inc. has announced that Spencer Neumann is its new Chief Financial Officer. Neumann was most recently CFO of Activision Blizzard and previously held several senior positions at the The Walt Disney Company. He succeeds David Wells who served as CFO since 2010.
Spencer is a stellar entertainment executive and were thrilled that he will help us provide amazing stories to people all over the world, said Reed Hastings, Netflix Chief Executive Officer.
I also want to again say thank you to David Wells, on behalf of the company and our shareholders, for his invaluable contributions at Netflix over the past 14 years.