Heidi Ueberroth Joins the Electronic Arts Board of Directors
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced that Heidi Ueberroth
has been appointed to EA's Board of Directors effective November 7, 2017.
Heidi Ueberroth is the President of Globicon, a private investment and
advisory firm focused on media, sports, entertainment and hospitality
industries. Prior to Globicon, Heidi spent nearly 20 years at the
National Basketball Association in a number of senior positions, most
recently as President, NBA International, where she was instrumental in
the global expansion of the NBA's brand and businesses. She oversaw the
NBA's international business functions across television and digital
media, marketing partnerships, consumer products, events, marketing
communications, and new business initiatives. Prior to joining the NBA,
she worked at ESPN and Ohlmeyer Communications Company. She serves on
the Board of Directors of Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the Pebble
Beach Company and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She
is also a director on several non-profit boards.
"At Electronic Arts, we continue to expand our global reach with our
network, esports competitions and growing ecosystems of content engaging
more players and driving new opportunities with partners, sponsors and
media," said Andrew Wilson, CEO of EA. "Heidi Ueberroth brings extensive
executive experience across sports branding, entertainment and
international growth. We look forward to her unique perspective and
leadership on our Board of Directors."
"EA is a leader and pioneer in interactive entertainment," said Heidi
Ueberroth. "I look forward to working with EA's board and management
during this exciting period of continued growth, transformation and
Heidi is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and serves on its Arts and
Science Board of Visitors. She lives in San Francisco, California.
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital interactive
entertainment. The Company develops and delivers games, content and
online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and
personal computers. EA has more than 300 million registered players
around the world.
In fiscal year 2017, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $4.8 billion.
Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a
portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality brands such as The
Sims™, Madden NFL, EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Battlefield™, Need for Speed™,
Dragon Age™ and Plants vs. Zombies™. More information about EA is
available at www.ea.com/news.
Ultimate Team, EA SPORTS, Battlefield, Battlefield 1, The Sims, Need for
Speed, Dragon Age, and Plants vs. Zombies are trademarks of Electronic
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