Former Sony PlayStation Europe CEO Joins PlaySpan

PlaySpan announces that former Sony PlayStation Europe CEO, Chris Deering, has joined the PlaySpan advisory board. Deering brings a decade of experience as CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, guiding publishers in dealing with complex issues across multiple cultures, currencies and jurisdictions.

Deering was founder and CEO of the London-based Sony PlayStation Division for EMEA and Australasia from 1995 through 2005, when he retired from Sony. PlayStation Europe enjoys the highest cumulative installed base of PlayStation consoles in the world and created the renowned "EyeToy" and "SingStar" global game franchises. A Harvard Business School graduate, Deering has also served as VP of International Marketing at Atari, and 10 years as Senior VP at Columbia Pictures (Sony Pictures) where he was COO of International Video. Currently, he sits on the boards of several tech firms, as well as serving as Chairman of the Edinburgh Interactive Entertainment Festival.

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