After more than 28 years Blizzard co-founder Frank Pierce has closed his bumper – thank you for everything, Frank, and best wishes for the future! https://t.co/xQ0tcIwMny
– Blizzard Entertainment (@Blizzard_Ent) July 19, 2019
Part of his farewell message reads:
"It's time to step back from Blizzard and handed the torch to the next generation of leaders … Our efforts have always been guided by the well-intentioned goal We did the games we wanted to play by believing that people with the same thoughts also wanted to play these games. uniting the world through epic entertainment.I'm so proud to have the chance to make a positive impact on the lives of so many and how many people are going through the experiences we've created, tell what he's going to do next, just by saying he's planning to spend more time outdoors, learn to play an instrument and ultimately spend more time on other aspects of his life The CEO has never been as visible as his co-founders, starting as a developer for some of the company's earliest titles such as Diablo and StarCraft until he took over the role of CDO. 19659005] The new president of the company J. Alan Brack said Pierce had entered a consultative role to help him when he took over from Morhaime last year. "I'm lucky to work with J and [Ray Gresko, the company’s new Chief Development Office] for many years and it's now their responsibility to determine how the adventure continues," Pierce writes.