EA taps Microsoft executive as new Chief Financial Officer

EA announced that it has appointed Chris Suh as CFO.
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Chris Suh has been appointed as Electronic Arts’ new CFO.

EA announced the appointment of Chris Suh as its new Chief Financial Officer.

Chris Suh will take over the role as of March 1 from Blake Jorgensen, who has announced that he will step down after ten years. Suh will report to CEO Andrew Wilson, and Jorgensen will stay at EA until the summer to “assist the transition.”

Suh was previously the Corporate Vice President and CFO of Microsoft’s cloud and artificial intelligence division. He also oversaw the development and growth of Azure. He has held various senior positions at Microsoft for over 25 years.

Wilson made the following comments in his speech:

“Chris is an exceptionally qualified leader joining us as we accelerate and transform our business for a socially-connected, cloud-enabled future. I look forward to having Chris as a strategic partner, bringing his extensive experience driving scale and growth to help us achieve our goals.”

Suh added the following words:

“EA’s bold vision for the future — to connect hundreds of millions of players through social ecosystems with powerful IP at the centre – is very compelling. I’m excited to help the company accelerate into this vision and its next phase of growth.”

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