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Phil Harrisons replacement named

Phil Harrison’s successor as president of Sony’s worldwide studios operation has been named, with the company choosing SCEA studios boss Shuhei Yoshida to run the format-holder’s global games teams. Yoshida joined Sony Computer Entertainment Interational in 1993, and was one of the initial members in establishing the PlayStation business. Later, …

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Phil Harrison brings surge of confidence to Atari UK

Atari’s UK managing director Jeremy Wigmore has told MCV that the combination of the publisher’s new global bosses David Gardner and Phil Harrison has given the domestic office a surge of confidence”. But Wigmore was also quick to warn his team against thinking it will be an easy ride to …

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Another big name steps up at Atari

2008’s impressive staff recruitment drive at Atari and parent Infogrames shows no sign of stopping – as Mathias Hautefort is promoted to head of global distribution. Hautefort, who MCV enjoyed an exclusive interview with earlier this year, will look after distribution in the US, Europe and Asia. He moves up …

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Harrison appointed Atari president

Atari brand-owner Infogrames has confirmed that former Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios president Phil Harrison is joining the company as president, looking after group publishing and game development . Harrison, whose departure from Sony was announced a week ago, will report to recently appointed CEO David Gardner, working with him …

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Phil Harrison quits Sony

President of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios Phil Harrison will resign as of February 29, 2008. Kazuo Hirai, President and Group CEO of SCEI, will immediately assume responsibilities as president of SCE WWS, in addition to his current duties. As one of the founding members of SCE, Phil played a …

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Harrison: Developers face format choice

Speaking exclusively to MCV, Sony’s Head of Worldwide Studios Phil Harrison has said that the choice developers face when deciding what hardware formats to support is harder now than it ever has been. Development and support for a format is very important yes, and the story is very different these …

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