DC Entertainment has suspended Group Editor Eddie Berganza after new sexual assault allegations against the long-time employee came to light in a Buzzfeed article. Here is the publisher's statement:
DC Entertainment has immediately suspended Mr. Berganza and has removed him from performing his duties as Group Editor at DC Comics. There will be a prompt and yet careful review into next steps as it relates to the allegations against him, and the concerns our talent, employees and fans have shared. DC continues to be extremely committed to creating a safe and secure working environment for our employees and everyone involved in the creation of our comic books.
Allegations against Berganza initially became public in April 2016, as reported by Newsarama and others.
Berganza started with DC in 1992 and worked his way up to eventually become executive editor of the DCU in 2010. In 2012, DC announced that Berganza's job was being changed to group editor, as he was seemingly replaced by newly-appointed Editorial Director Bobbi Chase. He currently oversees editing of the Superman and Green Lantern titles, as well as the current Dark Nights: Metal event.
DC did not disclose who would be assuming Berganza's duties as Group Editor.