Activision Blizzard Names Strategy, HR Head

Santa Monica-based Activision said this week that it has named Humam Sakhnini as its Chief Strategy and Talent Officer. Sakhnini had been serving as Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development. According to the company, the move will add human resources activities under his leadership responsibility. As part of the move, Ann WEiser, Chief Human Resource Officer at Activision, is retiring at the end of the year. Sakhnini has been at the firm since 2009, and also served at McKinsey & Company.