The executive director of the Far Cry franchise, Dan Hay, is leaving Ubisoft today.
As reported by GamesBeat, the developer is leaving the French publishing giant on Friday, November 12th. Hay has worked at Ubisoft Montreal since 2011 when he joined as producer of Far Cry 3. He rose to executive producer for Far Cry 4 and Far Cry Primal, before being promoted to executive producer and creative director in June 2015.
“After more than 10 years at Ubisoft, Dan Hay has announced that he will be pursuing a new chapter in his professional life and he will be leaving on November 12," an Ubisoft spokesperson said.
"Dan has been the Executive Director of Far Cry and has developed an incredible multi-disciplined team to produce what has become one of the most popular games in Ubisoft’s history. While Dan has not announced where his path is taking him, we are confident that it will offer him the new challenges and experiences he seeks and deserves. We thank Dan for his many contributions over the years and wish him all the best for the future. In the interim, the brand team will be led by Sandra Warren in Montreal as well as a highly capable team of producers and directors, in addition to continuing its collaborations with a number of other studios around the world.”