Activision Blizzard workers walk out and demand CEO Bobby Kotick's resignation | Engadget
"We have instituted our own Zero Tolerance Policy," Activision Blizzard employee advocacy group A Better ABK said on Twitter after the report came out. The company's board of directors has also said it "remains confident" in his leadership. "Our initial responses to the issues we face together, and to your concerns, were, quite frankly, tone-deaf," he said in an email he sent after the Townsend message. The company's full statement reads as follows:We are disappointed in the Wall Street Journals report, which presents a misleading view of Activision Blizzard and our CEO. We will not stop until we have the best workplace for our team.The company also commented on the impending walkout. Referencing a moment earlier in her career at the company, she says in the email, "I have been tokenized, marginalized, and discriminated against. In that same message, he claimed he would take "swift action" to create a safe and inclusive working environment.
Employees at Activision Blizzard are calling for the resignation of CEO Bobby Kotick following new revelations into the role he may have played in creating the toxic workplace culture that has mired … [+4542 chars]