Former Sony Gaming Head Harrison Joins Microsoft
Microsoft announced Tuesday that it has named Phil Harrison, Sony's former gaming chief, its new Interactive Entertainment Business (IEB) head in Europe.
Harrison, who played a key role in the launch of the PlayStation brand, spent 15 years with Sony before leaving in early 2008.
"I am excited to be joining the senior team at Microsoft at a pivotal time for our industry,” Harrison said in a statement. “I am really impressed with the company’s long-term vision for growing the market for interactive entertainment globally and also with the incredible wealth of talent, technology and resources the company has available to succeed."