Shortly after the emergence of new rumors related to the possible resignation of Bobby Kotick from Activision, an update on the actions taken by the company arrives, now in the midst of a real storm.
The videogame giant has in fact officially confirmed that it has established the Workplace Responsibility Committee, a committee aimed at supervising internal working conditions. The new institution’s goal is to oversee the implementation of one new work culture, able to avoid the occurrence of episodes of harassment and discrimination.
For the time being, the leadership of the newborn Workplace Responsibility Committee will be placed Dawn Ostroff, as President, e Reveta Bowers. Both have been part of Activision’s board of directors for years as independent personalities, the latter will oversee the actions taken by the company’s executives. In particular the CEO Bobby Kotick, the CPO Julie Hodges and the CCO Frances Townsend will have to offer to the committee “frequent progress reports“. Among the short-term objectives, there is the creation of indicators that make it possible to evaluate the evolution of the internal working situation Activision.
The chaos involving the company has generated reactions across the industry, with Sony’s Jim Ryan, Xbox’s Phil Spencer, and Nintendo’s Doug Bowser deeply concerned by the picture that has emerged over the past few days.