Mike Morhaime will remain in an advisory capacity until April 7, 2019.
Further to the news from October 2018, that Mike Morhaime, the co-founder of Silicon & Synapse (Blizzards original name) had stepped down as the head honcho of Blizzard Entertainment after 27 years at the company into an advisory role; a recently updated filing to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission has confirmed that his advisory role will conclude April 7, 2019.
Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangement of Certain Officers.
As previously disclosed, on October 3, 2018
Michael Morhaime entered into an agreement with Activision Blizzard, Inc. (the “Company”) pursuant to which he would provide strategic advice to the Company in an advisory capacity. Mr. Morhaime’s employment with the Company as a strategic advisor will conclude on April 7, 2019.
There has been a lot of movement in the management of Activision Blizzard over the past few months, so it will be interesting to see how current Blizzard President J. Allen Brack moves the company forward. It’s certainly a tumultuous time for the games company, but