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Sept. 14, 2021, 8:05 PM

Activision Hires Disney, Delta Executives After Harassment Furor

Olga Kharif
Olga Kharif
Bloomberg News

Activision Blizzard Inc., under fire over allegations of workplace sexual harassment, is hiring executives from Walt Disney Co. and Delta Air Lines to address the company’s corporate culture.

The video-game maker hired Julie Hodges, formerly a human-resources executive at Disney, as its new chief people officer. It also hired Sandeep Dube, formerly an executive at Delta, as chief commercial officer.

A union has filed a federal complaint against the company, accusing Activision of violating labor rules. California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing sued the company in July, alleging it fostered a “frat boy” culture in which female ...

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