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Activision Promotes Chief HR Officer

| 18 Sep 2007 19:35
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U.S. Foodservice's Ann Weiser appointed to head human resources position at Activision.

Activision, Inc. recently announced the appointment of Ann Weiser as Chief Human Resources Officer, who will report to Mike Griffith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Activision Publishing, Inc.

In this new position, Ms. Weiser be responsible for human resources strategies and policies across Activision's various worldwide publishing, distribution and development operations, such as organization, cultural development, employee education, staffing, compensation and benefits, employee relations and corporate policy compliance.

"Ann's experience in leading human resources activities for pre-eminent publicly held corporations makes her an ideal fit for Activision. Her impressive achievements in driving a values-driven culture, corporate compliance and global alignment across complex and diverse business units will be a valuable asset to Activision's worldwide human resources initiatives," explained Griffith.

Ann Weiser added, "Activision is a dynamic, exciting company and I am looking forward to working closely with Mike and the senior management team to support its ongoing growth and continue building a strong, talented and passionate organization."

With over 25 years of human resources experience in industries ranging from consumer products to retail, Ms. Weiser recently served as chief human resource officer at U.S. Foodservice, where she initiatived leadership development throughout a company of 30,000 employees around the world. Prior to that, Ms. Weiser held a series of increasingly higher human resources positions at companies such as U.S. Office Products, Mainer Post-Acute Network and Kraft Inc.

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