Activision Blizzard President and COO Daniel Alegre to step down for NFT job

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from Susan Brown
Daniel Alegre, President and Chief Operational Officer of Activision Blizzard, is quitting his job at the entertainment company to become CEO at an NFT company, Yuga Labs, responsible for NFT collection Bored Ape Yacht Club, effective March 31, 2023.

Daniel Alegre has served as Activision Blizzard’s President and Chief Operations Officer for the longest time (almost three years) until March 31, 2023, when he will take up a new role at Yuga Labs and become Chief Executive Officer of the company that will world with the NFTs of the Bored Ape Yacht Club collection. That’s according to the Authors of from a letter to the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Alegre came to Activision Blizzard from Google in 2020 and was confronted with various internal problems and lawsuits against the developer studio and publisher house during his creative period. Most of them still remember the most vividly Sexism complaints from various state authorities be. Just as often, the headlines about the problems at Activision Blizzard and its subsidiaries focused on equal pay, gaslighting and union formation, or management’s efforts to prevent union formation. You can find one at clear summary of the important topics. It is not yet known who will take Alegre’s position at Activision Blizzard.