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id Software president leaves after 17 years

Todd Hollenshead departs Doom studio to pursue "other personal interests."


id Software president and former CEO Todd Hollenshead has left the Doom studio after 17 years with the company, publisher Bethesda has confirmed.

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"After many years with the studio, Todd Hollenshead decided to leave id Software to pursue other personal interests," Bethesda said in a statement.

"While Todd was not part of the development teams, he was an integral part of id Software's success as the business head of the studio, and we wish him the very best in his future endeavors."

Hollenshead joined id Software in 1996 as CEO, before taking on the role of president in 2009.

The most recent new release from id Software was 2011's Rage. The studio is currently working on Doom 4, which has been rebooted.

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