EA Board Names EA Sports Head Andrew Wilson As New CEO

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September 17, 2013 AT 1:19 PM
EA has a new CEO: Andrew Wilson, the executive vice president in charge of EA Sports. A company spokesperson confirmed Wilson?s new appointment to AllThingsD. EA?s former CEO, John Riccitiello, stepped down in March of this year, replaced in the interim by Larry Probst. Probst wrote in a blog, ?Andrew?s appointment is a clear demonstration of the deep bench of management talent at EA, and reflects our fundamental belief that EA is on track to become the global leader in interactive games and services.?