Jack Tretton no longer SCEA President and CEO

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Sony’s Jack Tretton who was undoubtedly the face of PlayStation for many years will step down from his President and CEO position at SCEA as of March 31st 2014. Sony says they’ve decided not to renew the contractual relationship and this is a result of a mutual agreement.

Shawn Layden who is a PlayStation veteran will take his place as of April 1st.

“A 15-year PlayStation veteran, Layden was one of the founding members of SNEI in 2010, joining the company directly from Sony Computer Entertainment, where he most recently held the position of President, Sony Computer Entertainment Japan. His career at Sony Computer Entertainment also included eight years at SCE Worldwide Studios in London where he directed international software development.”

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