EA recently made a significant announcement regarding its future plans. CEO Andrew Wilson shared this news through an official press release published on EA’s website. As part of its strategic vision, EA will be undergoing a transformation that involves a split into two distinct entities under Andrew Wilson’s supervision: EA Entertainment and EA Sports.
After the split Laura Miele, who previously served as Chief Studios Officer and headed EA Worldwide Studios, will assume leadership of EA Entertainment. With an impressive tenure of over 22 years at EA, Miele has held various important positions. Including the Senior VP of Global Marketing, and she also contributed to the development of cross-platform titles like Dragon Age, Battlefield, and the current generation exclusive Need for Speed. Andrew Wilson highlighted the importance of EA Entertainment, emphasizing its exceptional collection of proprietary intellectual properties (IPs), including beloved blockbuster franchises and valuable collaborative IPs.
EA Will Have Two Major Divisions
In line with previous announcements, Vince Zampella, representing Respawn Entertainment, will continue to lead Respawn Entertainment. This includes popular games such as Apex Legends and EA’s Star Wars titles. Speaking of Battlefield 2042, the game recently got its Season 5 update that brought a ton of new content.
Alongside Laura Miele’s appointment as President of EA Entertainment, Cam Weber, the Executive VP and Group General Manager of EA Sports & Racing, has been promoted to the role of President of EA Sports. Weber will now be responsible for leading the organization and overseeing renowned titles. This includes games like Madden, Super Mega Baseball, F1, PGA Tour, NHL, UFC, and the revamped FIFA series. Wilson expressed full confidence in Weber’s exceptional leadership, highlighting that EA Sports already boasts the industry’s top teams.
In the press release, CEO Wilson mentioned that Stuart, Laura, Cam, and David. And how they will collaborate closely with studio leaders in the coming months to implement the organizational changes. The main objective is to enhance operational efficiency in the long term. We can only wait and see how this impacts EA’s biggest fan favorites.