Capcom Layoffs Include Senior VP Christian Svensson
Posted on Friday, July 12 @ 14:30:04 PST by Nicholas Tan
Christian Svensson, Capcom's senior VP of planning and bussiness development, has departed the company along with several employees as Capcom goes through restructuring.
Svensson's eight-year contribution to the company has been significant and he frequently answered questions from fans in the Ask Capcom forums. But at the very least, he is leaving on his own terms, as quoted from his social media page:
Sadly, I’m not the only one affected by the reorganization today. Over the next few days, I’ll be gathering resumes from as many as I can and will be sending them out to my contacts around the industry to see if there’s a ‘love connection’ to be made.Capcom has since released a statement regarding the departure of some of its employees:
Capcom today laid off several employees from the U.S. office as part of an overall organizational restructure of the company. The transition to the new generation of hardware and changing industry landscape have required us to adapt our business to best meet our new goals. We sincerely thank each individual for their contributions and wish them well.
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