Activision Blizzard fired 37 employees and fined 44 others. The company continues to support Bobby Kotik.
The company continues to try to clear its record, as several lawsuits are still pending against Activision Blizzard. The Wall Street Journal now reports that Activision Blizzard has fired 37 members and trained 44 without dismissal. Activision Blizzard employees have filed more than 700 complaints during this time, and the management team says it has reviewed more than 90 percent of them.
Some time ago, various reports made many people understand Bobby Kotik, The CEO of Activision Blizzard has been directly or indirectly involved in several cases of sex discrimination and other ill-treatment; While he claimed to be innocent, unlike the wrongdoers who are fired from the company. Now the Wall Street Journal says that Kotik has postponed the release of a new report on the company’s status before Christmas so as not to tarnish Blizzard Activision’s reputation. Raising the protests, he said he would resign as CEO if he could not quickly improve the company’s morale.
From July 2021 until today, the value of Activision Blizzard shares has fallen by about 30%. About 20 percent of Activision Blizzard 10,000 employees have signed a letter of resignation request. Some time ago Jim Ryan From Sony Interactive Entertainment Phil Spencer From Microsoft’s Xbox and Doug Boozer Nintendo of the United States all spoke out against Activision Blizzard.
However, a company spokesman told The Wall Street Journal that the board continues to support Bobby Kotik as CEO: “Activision Blizzard’s board support for Bobby has not changed. “The board is satisfied with the commitment and leadership shown so far.”