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Blizzard Chief Legal Officer and Overwatch Executive Producer Resign

Blizzard Chief Legal Officer and Overwatch Executive Producer Resign - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 21 September 2021 / 1,328 Views

Blizzard chief legal officer and senior vice president Claire Hart announced via her LinkedIn profile she has left the company after three years.

After more than three years at Blizzard Entertainment, I have decided to move on to my next adventure. Friday was my last day," said Hart.

The past three years have been full of unexpected twists and turns, but I feel honored to have worked with and met so many great people at Blizzard and across the Activision Blizzard businesses."

Blizzard Chief Legal Officer and Overwatch Executive Producer Depart the Company

Overwatch executive producer Chacko Sonny will also be leaving Blizzard this week after five years at the company, according to Bloomberg. He spent two years as a production director on Overwatch and three years as executive producer.

"Chacko Sonny is leaving Blizzard to take some time off after 5 years of service," said Blizzard in a statement to Polygon. "The deep, talented Overwatch team is making excellent progress on Overwatch 2, and thanks to their hard work, the game is in the final stages of production. We’ll be sharing more at the Overwatch League Grand Finals later this month."

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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shikamaru317 (on 21 September 2021)

Like rats, they flee the sinking ship.

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gtotheunit91 (on 21 September 2021)

Everyone’s jumping off the sinking ship!

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Pemalite (on 22 September 2021)

R.I.P. Blizzard.
My once-favorite PC Gaming company is falling from grace...

I remember a time when they wouldn't release a game "until it was ready". - That is bug free, feature complete and as balanced as practical... And each successive entry was better than the predecessor in almost every way.

And here we are today.

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gtotheunit91 Pemalite (on 22 September 2021)

Same here. What a damn shame. When you heard the name "Blizzard" you know it was gonna be a quality product, and you were in for a fantastic time that you were going to be spending hundreds and hundreds of hours in.

I know many talk down about gaming companies that have fallen from grace like CD Projekt, Konami, Activision, Atari, Rare, or BioWare, but Blizzard.....that one hurts the most.

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method114 Pemalite (on 22 September 2021)

Yep it was amazing. I remember when they announced they were making an MMO (WOW) and I told everyone as soon as it was announced that this game is going to be amazing. I just knew they were going to do something great.

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2zosteven (on 22 September 2021)

Chit hit the fan!

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