Sony President and CEO, Chief of PlayStation Leaving After 27 Years With the Company

Sony Interactive Entertainment announced suddenly this week that the president and CEO of the company, and chief of PlayStation was stepping down. Andrew House has been with Sony for 27 years, beginning in corporate communications in Tokyo before aiding in the release of the original PlayStation gaming console.

“PlayStation has been a huge part of my life for more than 20 years but with the business having achieved record-breaking success, now seemed to be the right time for me to pursue new challenges.” – Andrew House

Mr. House will remain with Sony as Chairman until the end of the year to ensure a smooth transition, and has been replaced as the head of Sony Interactive Entertainment by his former deputy John Kodera.

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  1. It’s scary to think what PlayStation will be like after him, but exciting at the same time. There are some decisions Sony has made with PlayStation I’m hoping Kodera will change.

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