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Activision Blizzard exec Johanna Faries has been named as the new general manager for the Call of Duty franchise.
Faries replaces Byron Beede, former EVP and general manager of Call of Duty. As GM, She will be responsible for overseeing the direction of the multi-billion dollar IP.
Faries will also retain her role as commissioner for Activision Blizzard’s esports leagues, which include the Overwatch League and Call of Duty Leagues. Prior to joining Activision Blizzard, Faries spent 12 years working for the NFL.
“Since joining Activision Blizzard, I’ve had the opportunity of a lifetime to set a