Will has background running EA Sports help his new role being EA's CEO?
My man James Brightman at GamesIndustry did a very nice news piece on Andrew Wilson who was appointed as the new CEO of EA. Andrew Wilson's hire is a bit interesting since he was hired within EA which included a background of heading EA Sports. Could this serve as an advantage for EA? Here are some snippets of his interview with the Wall Street Journal.
"It's a sign to investors that we believe our strategy is sound - that our focus on talent and our brand and our platform, our investment in new consoles, mobile, PC free-to-play and emerging markets are exactly where we need to be driving this company," he said. "I wouldn't say it signals a lack of change because I think it's important that we are focused and we have a ruthless sense of execution against our plans ahead to ensure our continued success."
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