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US games trade body ESA names new president and CEO

Interim boss Stanley Pierre-Louis takes the top job for the long term

US games trade body ESA names new president and CEO

United States video games trade body The Entertainment Software Association has named its next president and CEO.

Stanley Pierre-Louis takes the top job, having served as the organisation's interim boss since October 2018 when it announced that previous top bod Michael Gallagher was going to be stepping down.

Pierre-Louis' appointment comes in the wake of a damning report about Gallagher and the organisation in general.

Prior to taking the CEO job, Pierre-Louis served as an ESA senior vice president and general counsel since May 2015. has the full story.

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