Activision Blizzard exec who called harassment lawsuit ‘distorted and untrue’ steps down from position


As reported by the Wall Street Journal (opens in new tab), Activision Blizzard chief compliance officer Frances Townsend has stepped down from her position. While no longer an employee of the company, she will continue to serve its board as an advisor. 

The move comes as Microsoft’s $68.7 billion acquisition of the company slowly works its way to completion, though not without regulatory hurdles like a recent challenge from a UK watchdog (opens in new tab).

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