Frank Pearce To Leave Blizzard
The old guard at Activision Blizzard is nearly gone. Following the departure of Mike Morhaime late last year, co-founder Frank Pearce has announced he will be leaving the company soon. It’s just the latest in a string of high profile departures from Blizzard, with reports of low morale plaguing the company. Low morale issues began surfacing shortly after a round of lay-offs hit the company in February.
Blizzard Entertainment was founded in 1991 by Morhaime, Pearce, and a third founder, Allan Adham. Blizzard, of course, went on to become immensely successful with their Diablo, Starcraft, and Warcraft franchises. Adham is now the only original founder still at Blizzard, after he returned to the company in 2016.
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