EA CEO Steps Down

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Electronic Arts today announced that John Riccitiello will step down as CEO and member of the board effective March 30th. Larry Probst was chosen as the Executive Chairman to fill in until a new CEO is appointed.

“We thank John for his contributions to EA since he was appointed CEO in 2007, especially the passion, dedication and energy he brought to the Company every single day,” said Mr. Probst. “John has worked hard to lead the Company through challenging transitions in our industry, and was instrumental in driving our very significant growth in digital revenues. We appreciate John’s leadership and the many important strategic initiatives he has driven for the Company. We have mutually agreed that this is the right time for a leadership transition.”

 

 

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