Zynga Hires John Schappert Away From Electronic Arts’ COO Position

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) just saw their chief operating officer John Schappert get hired away by social gaming Zynga. Zynga’s rivalry is intensifying as their internal valuation surpassed EA’s around October 2010. Ironically, about a year ago Schappert said at a conference that the future of gaming is acquired franchises like The Sims and Madden. [BusinessInsider]

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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