Eric’s strong financial background, broad international experience and industry knowledge makes him a perfect fit for EA,” said John Riccitiello, Chief Executive Officer. “Eric is a highly-regarded CFO, and we are looking forward to having him join our team.”

Brown is coming to EA and leaves behind the position of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer at McAfee.

However, Brown is no stranger to EA as at one point he was the Chief Operating Officer of EA’s Redwood Shores Studio:

I am thrilled to return to EA where I can bring together my professional experience with my passion for the industry,” said Mr. Brown. “It’s a great opportunity to join EA at this pivotal time and support the company’s growth initiatives in the years ahead.”

Brown’s first day on the job will be April 14.