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Frances Townsend is the Chief Compliance Officer

Activision Blizzard

Frances Townsend is the Chief Compliance Officer, Executive Vice President for Corporate Affairs, and Corporate Secretary of Activision Blizzard. Activision Blizzard Inc. is the world’s leading producer of digital entertainment and gaming company. The Company operates as a subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, an operating unit of Activision Blizzard, Inc. and the world’s largest independent developer, publisher, manufacturer, and distributor of video games. With its headquarters in Santa Monica, California, Activision Blizzard has operations in the United States, Canada, South Korea, China, Germany, Spain, France, Ireland and Great Britain. The Company is 100% owned by Activision Blizzard Inc., a holding company whose subsidiaries include Activision Publishing Inc., Vivendi Games and Blizzard Entertainment.

History of Activision Blizzard Inc.

Activision Blizzard Inc., formerly Vivendi Games, is a global entertainment and media holding company. It is the parent company of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (“ATVI”), Blizzard Entertainment, and King Digital Entertainment. Activision Blizzard Inc. is the world’s leading producer of digital entertainment and the operator of the world’s largest community of active, passionate and engaged gamers. Through its affiliates, the Company operates Call of Duty and Destiny: World War II, the world’s largest true outdoor live experience, MLG.tv and the third-largest platform for hosting and streaming eSports. Activision Blizzard, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Monica, California, with offices in New York, London, Tokyo, Paris, Madrid, Milan, Los Angeles and Sao Paulo.

Future of Video Games

Video games are now a $100 billion industry and are expected to reach an astounding $165 billion by 2021. They are also growing in popularity, with online gaming and eSports becoming more popular yearly.

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