Blizzard Korea has denied the rumor on the removal of president of Blizzard Korea, JungWon Han.
Recently, a rumor that he is at risk of being fired from his position in Blizzard Korea due to the poor outcome of <Starcraft 2>?in Korea and will only work as president of North Asia Territory division has arisen among the Korea game industry.
Moreover, there is also a rumor that an executive has been dispatched from Blizzard head office in order to replace the president temporarily and new president will be appointed ?soon.
“It is true that we are looking for a president of Blizzard Korea, but it is to fill out the position which is vacant since last year and nothing to do with the firing JungWon Han,” said Blizzard Korea. “Michael Gilmartin from the head office is an executive of Global QA. He often visits Korea. We have no idea where the rumor came from because we were looking for the president for Blizzard Korea since last year.”