Brown joins the publisher from McAfee Inc, where he worked as CFO and chief operating officer. Previously Brown has held management positions at DataSage and the Haagen-Das company prior to becoming COO at EA’s Redwood Studio. He then left EA to work for MicroStrategy and McAfee .
The appointment will take effect from April 14th.
"Eric's strong financial background, broad international experience and industry knowledge makes him a perfect fit for EA," commented CEO John Riccitiello. “Eric is a highly-regarded CFO, and we are looking forward to having him join our team."
"I am thrilled to return to EA where I can bring together my professional experience with my passion for the industry," added Brown. "It's a great opportunity to join EA at this pivotal time and support the company's growth initiatives in the years ahead."