Activision Blizzard has responded to information of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issuing subpoenas for a quantity of firm executives, together with Chief Executive Officer Bobby Kotick.
In a press launch crafted to reassure involved traders, Kotick insisted that he’s making an attempt to make Activision Blizzard the “very best place to work” and is totally cooperating with the continuing investigation regardless of authorities claiming the opposite.
“We are deeply committed to making Activision Blizzard one of the best, most inclusive places to work anywhere,” mentioned Kotick. “There is absolutely no place anywhere in our Company for discrimination, harassment, or unequal treatment of any kind. While we continue to work in good faith with regulators to address and resolve past workplace issues, we also continue to move ahead with our own initiatives to ensure that we are the very best place to work. We remain committed to addressing all workplace issues in a forthright and prompt manner.”
The press launch reiterated Activision Blizzard’s purpose of having a working atmosphere that’s “inspiring, equitable, and respectful to all.”
“Activision Blizzard has made a number of important improvements including significant changes to personnel, exiting a number of employees, and expanding compliance resources,” we’re informed. “In addition, the Company has refreshed its HR organization and, this week, will welcome a new Chief People Officer, Julie Hodges, who joins the Company from The Walt Disney Company. The Company has also expanded training, performance management, and anti-harassment resources.”
The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) just lately up to date its lawsuit towards Activision Blizzard to accuse the corporate of deliberately destroying material associated to its investigation.