One of the largest game publishers in the world, the company Electronic Arts announced the closure of its offices in Russia and Japan. This was announced by chief Executive officer Andrew Wilson.
Will be laid off 350 employees, which will affect marketing departments, publishers, and analysts. At the moment Electronic Arts has about 9 thousand people. Its decision the company explained the changes in the organization.
This is a difficult day. The difference we make today will affect 350 people in our thousandth of the company. This is a very difficult decision, and we don’t take them lightly.
The company stopped hiring new employees a few months ago, and the staff of the marketing and publishing departments expect the reorganization in the autumn of last year
Edition DTF in conversation with the representatives of Electronic Arts learned that some of the staff of the Moscow office will be transferred to the more General unit, «Eastern Europe/Emerging markets». The company intends to help find displaced employees new jobs and provide severance pay.