Activision Blizzard Names Frances Townsend EVP for Corporate Affairs
By Stephen Nakrosis
Activision Blizzard Inc. on Tuesday said Frances F. Townsend has
joined the company to serve as its executive vice president for
corporate affairs, and has been appointed by the board to serve as
corporate secretary and chief compliance officer.
Ms. Townsend "will oversee Government Affairs, Public Policy,
and Communications among other corporate functions," the company
Ms. Townsend was assistant for homeland security and
counterterrorism during the administration of President George W.
Bush, and also was deputy national security adviser for combating
terrorism from 2003 to 2004, the company said. Activision Blizzard
also said she served at the U.S. Department of Justice during the
administrations of Presidents George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and
George W. Bush.
Most recently, she was vice chairman, general counsel and chief
administrative officer at MacAndrews & Forbes Inc., and before
the she was a corporate partner with Baker Botts LLP, Activision
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March 02, 2021 12:18 ET (17:18 GMT)
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