• Report: Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick Would Consider Leaving if Misconduct Issues Aren't Fixed Quickly

    15 days ago - By PlayStation LifeStyle

    Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick has reportedly told the company's senior management that he would consider leaving if the misconduct and toxic work culture issues aren't fixed quickly. According to the Wall Street Journal, Kotick met with management on Friday to state that he was not stepping down right now, but it would be a possibility if the issues couldn't be fixed “with speed.” This is following a previous Wall Street Journal report from last week about Kotick's alleged knowledge and sheltering of harassers, as well as his own reported mistreatment of women.
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  • Bobby Kotick To Consider Resigning If Workplace Issues Aren't Fixed Soon

    Bobby Kotick To Consider Resigning If Workplace Issues Aren't Fixed Soon

    15 days ago - By Game Informer

    Update: 11/22/21 7:20 a.m. Central: As per the Wall Street Journal via GamesIndustry.biz , Bobby Kotick held a meeting with top executives to discuss the state of Activision Blizzard in the face of recent controversy and allegations. The CEO told his colleagues he'd consider resigning if the countermeasures in place to combat the developers' criminally-toxic workplace culture didn't fix issues “with speed.” This news comes days after company shareholders called on Kotick to resign. Consequently, some of the executives that Kotick conferenced with last week emphasized that a number of staff...
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  • Bobby Kotick reportedly discussed stepping down as Activision Blizzard boss

    Bobby Kotick reportedly discussed stepping down as Activision Blizzard boss

    15 days ago - By VG 247

    Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick - not the most popular man in the industry right now - has reportedly informed senior managers at the company that he would resign if issues of sexual harrassment, discrimination and wider cultural issues in the studio cannot be “quickly fixed”. Per sources talking to the Wall Street Journal , Kotick made the comments in a meeting with executives last week, and though he never promised to step down, the first hints at him resigning from the role of CEO have been planted. This follows both PlayStation and Xbox bosses announcing their intentions to...
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