Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson has been elected to Intel’s board of directors. Mr. Wilson’s election brings Intel’s board membership to 12.

“Andrew understands first-hand how technology and data create opportunity with his transformation of EA from offline packaged goods to a leader in online digital services,” said Intel chairman Andy Bryant, speaking on the appointment.

Mr. Wilson, 43, joined Electronic Arts in May 2000, and has served as the company’s chief executive officer and a director of EA since September 2013. Prior to his appointment as CEO, Wilson held several leadership positions at EA, including executive vice president of EA SPORTS. He also serves as chairman of the board for the World Surf League.

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