Electronic Arts has just announced that John Riccitiello will step down as chief executive officer and as a member of the Board of Directors effective March 30. He leaves after six years of service to the brand. The EA board of directors has placed EA executive Larry Probst as temporary executive chairman while a search is conducted for Riccitiello’s replacement. Both sides stated that the time was right for a parting and they both had positive things to say about the service that was provided by John Riccitiello.
More information will be released when it is available.