Ubisoft reportedly places two vice vice presidents while investigating misconduct

A Twitter thread that collects many of the reports caused both employees to be named anonymously and publicly, including those vice presidents and others, as well as stories from studies in Paris, Toronto and Montreal. They range from harassment and intimidation of women in the workplace, animal abuse, racism, aggression and predatory behavior, as well as unwanted approaches followed by retaliation and blacklisting after rejection.

Earlier in the week, Assassin’s Creed Creative Director Ashraf Ismail announced that he would take a leave of absence through a post on a now-deleted Twitter account, saying, “I am giving up on my beloved project to properly address issues. personal in my life. ” “The reports on Ismail focused on inappropriate behavior towards game fans while deceiving them about their marital status. Others named in the reports included Dying Light 2 writer Chris Avellone, product and brand marketing manager Andrien Gbinigie, and Stone Chin.

The company’s statement closed by saying, “We are also auditing our existing policies, processes and systems to understand where they have broken down and to ensure that we can better prevent, detect and sanction inappropriate behavior.”

“We will share additional measures that we will implement with our teams in the coming days. Our goal is to foster an environment that our employees, partners and communities can be proud of, one that reflects our values ​​and is safe for everyone. ”