Ubisoft Misconduct Investigation Follow-up

A story on Bloomberg by former Kotaku reporter Jason Schreier reveals further fallout at Ubisoft from the recent flurry of misconduct allegations. Word is two executives and other staff have been placed on leave pending investigations into their conduct. Here's word:
Ubisoft Entertainment SA, one of the world’s largest video-game publishers, placed two executives and several other employees on administrative leave as part of a corporate investigation into misconduct allegations made public over the last week, according to people familiar with the situation.

The two high-ranking employees under scrutiny are Tommy François and Maxime Béland, both vice presidents in the group overseeing development of Ubisoft’s games worldwide, said the people, who asked not to be identified discussing personnel issues. Each man faced at least three claims of misconduct among a flurry of Twitter posts from named and anonymous accusers.

Neither François nor Béland responded to requests for comment. Stephanie Magnier, a spokeswoman for Ubisoft, wrote in an email: “These are under investigation, so we are not commenting further at this time.”
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Strider83 wrote on Jun 26, 2020, 22:28:
Wonderful! Let the modern day witch hunt commence! Let the anonymous accusations fly and let's ruin some lives and careers! I love 2020!
I can just imagine what you would say as a boss or HR when a female employee comes to you with the accusations. "What you're accusing the male employee or boss is serious and can ruin a man's careers. Why don't you grow a thicker skin. He is just joking. You should realize boys will be boys. If you can't take it, you can quit to work somewhere else or be a stay at home mom. Words and actions only hurt if you let it."
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