​Reports: Controversial Activision Blizzard CCO steps down

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The chief compliance officer of Activision Blizzard, a central figure in the video game developer’s corporate culture scandal, stepped down from her position, according to multiple reports.

Frances Townsend vacated her role Friday but will continue to serve Activision Blizzard as an adviser to the board and Chief Executive Bobby Kotick, according to reports citing an email Kotick shared with staff. To fill the role, Jen Brewer will become the company’s chief ethics and compliance officer, and Luci Altman will be promoted to corporate secretary, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Activision Blizzard did not return a request for confirmation.

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