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Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Appoints LaVerne Srinivasan to Board of Directors

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 22, 2017-- Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTWO) today announced that LaVerne Srinivasan has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors effective March 17, 2017. In addition, Ms. Srinivasan has been appointed to Take-Two’s Corporate Governance Committee.

Ms. Srinivasan is Vice President of the National Program and Program Director for Education at the Carnegie Corporation of New York, employing creative strategies and innovative thinking to strengthen urban education. Since 2014, she has overseen grant making and other activities aimed at engaging parents and communities, improving teaching and leadership for learning, advancing innovative learning environment designs, providing K-12 pathways to college and career success, and fostering integrated approaches to innovation and learning in the field of education.

From 2012 through 2014, Ms. Srinivasan was the Co-Founder of Fiero Now, an education technology company. Prior to Fiero Now, she worked at various educational technology, urban district change, and non-profit education reform companies, including Time to Know, Education Champions for All and New Leaders for New Schools. From 2003 through 2006, Ms. Srinivasan served as Deputy Chancellor for the New York City Department of Education. In addition, from 1993 through 2003, she served in various roles at BMG Entertainment, including as Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Ms. Srinivasan serves on the board of Young Audiences New York and the national advisory board of College Promise Campaign, and was a founding member of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education’s task force on Strategic Management of Human Capital.

Ms. Srinivasan holds an A.B. in sociology from Harvard College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

“We are pleased to broaden the skills of our Board of Directors through the appointment of LaVerne Srinivasan,” said Strauss Zelnick, Chairman and CEO of Take-Two. “Her strong leadership skills, extensive experience in leveraging technology in the education and entertainment industries, and marketing acumen will be an asset to our board as we strive to enhance further our organization’s strong foundation for continued success.”

"Take-Two is a renowned industry leader whose entertainment experiences are synonymous with creativity and innovation," added LaVerne Srinivasan. "I look forward to working with the Company’s board and management as Take-Two continues to grow its business throughout the world."

About Take-Two Interactive Software

Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products through its two wholly-owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K. Our products are designed for console systems and personal computers, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms and cloud streaming services. The Company’s common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO. For more corporate and product information please visit our website at

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Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Investor Relations Henry A. Diamond, 646-536-3005 Senior Vice President Investor Relations & Corporate Communications or Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. Corporate Press Alan Lewis, 646-536-2983 Vice President Corporate Communications & Public Affairs

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