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    EA's CEO steps down

    http://news.cnet.com/8301-10797_3-57...iello-resigns/

    Pretty big news, hope the next one isn't as money hungry.

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    I don't really see this changing anything. Just a new face with the same policies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Erquonter View Post
    http://news.cnet.com/8301-10797_3-57...iello-resigns/

    Pretty big news, hope the next one isn't as money hungry.
    S/he will be just as money hungry. If s/he is not, s/he will be fired and replaced with someone who is. A CEO's job is to make as much money as possible. It is the major metric upon which a CEO is evaluated.
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    I feel like rejoicing, but I'm afraid EA will get someone as bad as Riccitiello. We'll see. Wish they would get someone who actually knows how not to screw over gamers, but that's a stretch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mort459 View Post
    S/he will be just as money hungry. It s/he is not, s/he will be fired and replaced with someone who is. A CEO's job is to make as much money as possible. It is the major metric upon which a CEO is evaluated.
    Yea, you are probably spot on here lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mort459 View Post
    S/he will be just as money hungry. It s/he is not, s/he will be fired and replaced with someone who is. A CEO's job is to make as much money as possible. It is the major metric upon which a CEO is evaluated.
    i think a better hope is that the new one has better long term vision with their greed. sometimes short term profits really fuck long term viability hard, if you piss your customer base off too much
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    Next up Lucy Bradshaw from Maxis will get the nod for CEO lol

    Same trainwreck, different face
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sephiracle View Post
    Next up Lucy Bradshaw from Maxis will get the nod for CEO lol

    Same trainwreck, different face
    Oh damn, I was just thinking the same thing! Soon we can hear about all the ways people play games just not fiting her "vision."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sephiracle View Post
    Next up Lucy Bradshaw from Maxis will get the nod for CEO lol

    Same trainwreck, different face
    That will be some glorious schaudenfreud.

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    I think the biggest problem here is gaming community is full of mindless addicts, buying total shit buggy games from EA even if they know it. And EA has executed (bought) most of the other gamemaker houses making it hard to buy proper games instead of their shitty games.

    The CEO of EA is just a muppet, i dont think owners allow new CEO to be any less moneyhungry idiot.
    Last edited by Mortalmansikka; 2013-03-18 at 09:37 PM.

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    I know people are skeptical for ea, but i personally hope they can be redeemed with a new CEO, even if those dreams will most likely be crushed. i want bioware to be good again

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    Maybe the new ceo of EA should go on Undercover Boss lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Holyshnikies View Post
    Maybe the new ceo of EA should go on Undercover Boss lol.
    It wouldn't actually take a whole lot to turn EA around. Just need to get someone in there whose got some style.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Holyshnikies View Post
    Maybe the new ceo of EA should go on Undercover Boss lol.
    Id love to see that He would resign with disgust

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sephiracle View Post
    Next up Lucy Bradshaw from Maxis will get the nod for CEO lol

    Same trainwreck, different face
    And I thought people hated Luc Barthelet(?) and Rod Humble for what they supposedly did to The Sims series.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mortalomena View Post
    Id love to see that He would resign with disgust
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    Quote Originally Posted by smelltheglove View Post
    i think a better hope is that the new one has better long term vision with their greed. sometimes short term profits really fuck long term viability hard, if you piss your customer base off too much
    I think that's a fair, and more realistic hope. Honestly, we WANT someone who is money-hungry to be CEO. We DON'T want someone who attempts to bolster their short term profit at the expense of long term sustainability.

    The problem is, investors are just as fickle/obnoxious/thick-headed as customers can be. Economic downturn + CEO on the hot seat = leveraging long term success for immediate profits.
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