Patrick Söderlund

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Patrick Söderlund
Born Robert Söderlund
(1973-09-27) September 27, 1973 (age 44)
Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Occupation Unemployed
Salary US$ 5.4 millon (2014)[1]

Robert "Patrick" Söderlund is a Swedish businessman and video game executive. He was Executive Vice President in charge of Worldwide Studios at Electronic Arts (EA), overseeing all game production.[2][3] He got a promotion and was Chief Design Officer of EA. Söderlund was also known for his tenure as CEO of DICE, a Swedish video game development company that created the Battlefield series of games. DICE was acquired by EA in 2006.[4][5][6] As of August 2016, he is reported to own approximately US$ 11 million worth of EA shares.[7]

Söderlund announced he would be leaving EA after twelve years of service on August 14, 2018. The timing of the announcement came just before various news publications announced that EA's Battlefield V had dramatically underperformed in expected pre-order sales.

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  1. ^ Salary.com
  2. ^ Polygon
  3. ^ "Electronic Arts creates Worldwide Studios division and hands rising star Patrick Söderlund the keys | GamesBeat". Venturebeat.com. Retrieved 2017-11-24. 
  4. ^ "EA's Patrick Soderlund sounds off on Medal of Honor and Battlefield games | GamesBeat". venturebeat.com. Retrieved 2017-11-24. 
  5. ^ Hatfield, Daemon (2006-10-02). "EA Gets Lucky DICE". IGN. Retrieved 2017-11-24. 
  6. ^ Thorsen, Tor (2006-10-02). "EA rolls DICE for $23 million". GameSpot. Retrieved 2017-11-24. 
  7. ^ "Patrick Soderlund Insider Trading Overview". Insidermole.com. Retrieved 2016-08-11. 

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