image thumb90 Microsofts Interactive Entertainment Exec, John Schappert takes charge as EAs COO

While EA waved goodbye to one of its execs it welcomed John Schappert as its new COO. Schappert previously held the position of VP at Microsoft’s interactive entertainment business. This would boost EA as Schappert has vast experience with both the online and console divisions on the gaming industry. He would be taking position of the departing John Pleasants.