Blizzard Leisure has named a brand new president
Blizzard president and co-founder Mike Morhaime is shifting to a brand new function and his successor is already lined up. Morhaime, who has lengthy been a face of Blizzard, will step down however “stay a strategic advisor.” The brand new president goes to be World of Warcraft government producer J. Allen Brack.
Mike Morhaime is stepping down from Blizzard, to be succeeded as President of Blizzard Leisure by J. Allen Brack.
— Blizzard Leisure (@Blizzard_Ent) October 3, 2018
“I need to thank the entire gifted and hardworking individuals at Blizzard for his or her dedication, creativity, and keenness,” stated Morhaime. “It has been a privilege to guide this group. I am additionally very grateful to Blizzard’s participant neighborhood for his or her help.”
Brack has been with Blizzard for 12 years, and he is greatest recognized for his contributions to WoW. (Right here he’s asserting World of Warcraft Basic.) “Blizzard was based on the promise of creating nice video games, and I plan to proceed this fierce dedication to high quality, our neighborhood, and our goal,” he stated in a press launch. “I could not be extra enthusiastic about what’s subsequent given the power of our pipeline.”
Morhaime and Brack shared extra private messages in a weblog put up. Of be aware: Brack says the groups are at present “engaged on extra video games now than at any level in Blizzard’s historical past.”
Contemplating that Morhaime has been with Blizzard for nearly three many years, he is due some relaxation.