EA appoints new CFO

EA has appointed former EA-exec Eric Brown as the firm’s new chief financial officer and EVP.

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."

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