Blizzard announces a major change of leadership

Blizzard announces a major change of leadership

The previous weeks for Activision Blizzard have been weeks of fire. In recent days, a whole series of bad testimonies from employees and former developers who worked in the US company have come out on the net. Other developers from other companies, such as Ubisoft, have also put themselves on the side of employees who, over the years have suffered a series of very unpleasant situations.

Now, after hot weeks, also made of letters from former employees in revolt, just today Blizzard made a very heavy announcement. A new press release has recently appeared on the pages of the company's official website in which a change of leadership is made official. Starting today, J. Allen Brack will step down as studio leader and Jen Oneal and Mike Ybarra will lead Blizzard in the future.

As the release reads, and both new leaders are deeply committed to everyone employees; ensuring Blizzard is the safest and most welcoming workplace possible for women and people of any gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or background, to uphold and strengthen values ​​and ultimately to rebuild trust. "With their many years of industry experience and deep commitment to integrity and inclusion, Jen and Mike will lead the company with care, compassion and dedication to excellence," the statement read.

“I am confident that Jen Oneal and Mike Ybarra will provide the leadership Blizzard needs to realize its full potential and accelerate the pace of change. I predict they will do it with passion and enthusiasm. " with this message J. Allen Brack leaves his position in the US company.

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