Tellem, Levin Out at Microsoft

Microsoft has finished shuttering Xbox Entertainment Studios, with president Nancy Tellem and executive VP Jordan Levin among those affected by company-wide layoffs Wednesday.

Microsoft announced in July that it would close Xbox Entertainment Studios as part of a plan to lay off more than 18,000 employees. At the time, Microsoft said that Tellem, Levin and a small staff would stay on and “remain committed to original programming already in production.” On Tuesday, the company confirmed the departure of the executives and the last of their team.

"Nancy and Jordan were key members and visionaries for the XES team, and we thank them for their leadership and many contributions,” a Microsoft spokesperson said.

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