Ubisoft Promotes 20-Year Veteran To Chief Creative Role Amid Frat House Reports

  • Following reports about Ubisoft's alleged toxic, frat house culture, the French publisher has announced the appointment of a new Chief Creative Officer who will be responsible for working with the company's studios to "include diverse perspectives and sensibilities." However, a Ubisoft workers' advocacy group has expressed some concerns.

    Igor Manceau, a 20-year veteran at Ubisoft who most recently worked as creative director on Riders Republic, will be the new Chief Creative Officer, reporting to CEO Yves Guillemot. Manceau will also join Ubisoft's Executive Committee.

    Serge Hascoet was Ubisoft's previous Chief Creative Officer. He was called out for abusing his significant influence over staff and encouraging a toxic work environment. Guillemot stepped into the role in the interim.Continue Reading at GameSpot