Activision Blizzard is an American video game company renown in eSports and major multiplayer online titles such as Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, and Overwatch. Activision Blizzard has a diverse set of content that ranges from consoles to mobile devices. Their most popular mobile series is the Candy Crush Saga. Activision Blizzard has headquarters in Santa Monica, California. The company is a multi-billion dollar organization that trades on the NASDAQ. Frances Townsend is a key executive responsible for maintaining Activision’s growth and momentum by reducing any legal hurdles or complications.
Frances Townsend leads Activision Blizzard’s corporate affairs and compliance departments. Frances Townsend provides her years of experience with internal personnel, legal, and financial issues to ensure Activision Blizzard meets its corporate social responsibilities and maintains good public relations. As the executive vice president of corporate affairs Frances Townsend oversees community, investor, and government relations both internally and externally with Activision Blizzard. With the title of chief compliance officer Frances Townsend’s job is to uphold internal standards and guarantee Activision Blizzard’s corporate actions legally comply with the law.
Before joining Activision Blizzard, Frances Townsend played vital roles both in the public sector and private sector. Frances Townsend has numerous years of experience where she advised various government agencies and has participated on the boards of both non-for-profit and corporate enterprises. Frances Townsend has used her knowledge from serving the United States Department of Justice and Homeland Security Council to advise corporate partners and United States Presidents. With over a decade of experience in the public sector, Frances Townsend migrated to the private sector where she sat as the chief administrative officer and general counsel for Mac Andrews and Forbes, Inc. She was involved in business development and international compliances for MacAndrew. Other boards and companies Frances Townsend has shared her expertise include CNN, CBS News, the CIA external Advisory Board, and the Atlantic Council.
Learn more about Frances Townsend: https://www.activisionblizzard.com/leadership/frances-townsend