Ubisoft sexual harassment probe claims three more executives

Ubisoft announces the departure of its Chief Creative Officer and other executives

Ubisoft announced the immediate resignation of Serge Hascoet as the firm's powerful chief creative officer. The current allegations that have arrive to light in Canada against many staff members make it unattainable for him to continue in this posture.

Yves Guillemot, Ubisoft's president and founder, will act as the Canadian chapter's interim president.

In addition, Ubisoft is now looking for a new global head of HR, in lieu of Cécile Cornet leaving the role.

The company is hiring an global management consulting firm to audit its HR procedures, part of what it calls a "comprehensive set of initiatives" to foster "an environment that its employees, partners and communities can be proud of - one that reflects Ubisoft's values and that is safe for everyone". In parallel, the Company is restructuring and strengthening its HR function in order to adapt it to the new challenges of the video game industry.

Ubisoft announced today three high-ranking executives have stepped down.


The management shake-up follows Ubisoft's announcement in June of an internal investigation and an apology "to everyone affected by this". Any behaviour that is toxic is in total opposition to the values with which I have never traded and with which I do transigerai not, " said the officer.

Guillemot will be temporarily taking over Hascoet's role while stating that Ubisoft will be "committed to implementing profound changes". "Shifting forward, as we collectively embark on a path leading to a far better Ubisoft, it is my expectation that leaders throughout the Organization take care of their groups with the utmost respect. I also anticipate them to get the job done to generate the modify we want, often thinking of what is most effective for Ubisoft and all its staff members". These initiatives are guiding Ubisoft's renewed commitment to fostering an environment that its employees, partners and communities can be proud of - one that reflects Ubisoft's values and that is safe for everyone.

Ubisoft is a major creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and solutions, with a abundant portfolio of entire world-renowned manufacturers, like Assassin's Creed, Much Cry, For Honor, Just Dance, Observe_Puppies, Tom Clancy's video clip game sequence such as Ghost Recon, Rainbow Six and The Division.

Ubisoft has suffered a net loss of 126 million euros at its non-calendar fiscal year 2019-2020, due mainly to an impairment of assets in the mobile game, on a turnover of 1.6 billion euros, a fall of 14 % year on year.

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