Ubisoft has announced the various changes in management with the aim to strengthen the workplace culture. The company initiated a strict review in response to allegations and accusations related to misconduct and inappropriate behavior. The company has showed its commitment to implement a significant change in its workplace culture.
Ubisoft has appointed Yves Guillemot as Interim Chief Creative Officer, who is currently CEO and Co-Founder of the company after the resignation of Serge Hascoët from his role of Chief Creative Officer. The company announced that in his interim role, Mr. Guillemot will personally supervise the way of complete overhauling in which the creative teams need to collaborate.
Yannis Mallat, has resigned from his role of Managing Director of company’s Canadian studios amid the recent allegations against multiple employees in Canada. The company has also announced to appoint a new Global Head of HR as Cecile Cornet has resigned from her position. The company will take help from the industry-leading recruiting firm for the position of HR Global Head.
The changes come under the operation of Ubisoft’s in-depth review. The company is reconstituting and fortifying its HR function in order overcome the new challenges arose in video game industry.
Ubisoft told it is finalizing the process of hiring a top international management consulting firm for the audit and reshaping of its HR procedures and policies that it announced previously. The company announced the comprehensive set of initiatives to its employees on July 2, 2020.
Ubisoft CEO and Co-Founder Yves Guillemot said, “Ubisoft has fallen short in its obligation to guarantee a safe and inclusive workplace environment for its employees. This is unacceptable, as toxic behaviors are in direct contrast to values on which I have never compromised — and never will. I am committed to implementing profound changes across the Company to improve and strengthen our workplace culture.” He added, “Moving forward, as we collectively embark on a path leading to a better Ubisoft, it is my expectation that leaders across the Company manage their teams with the utmost respect. I also expect them to work to drive the change we need, always thinking of what is best for Ubisoft and all its employees.”
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