Sega of America Nabs Ex EA Director For Mobile Division

May 30, 2007

Sega of America announced today that they hired Linda Chaplin to fill the role of Vice President of SEGA Mobile. Linda has over 20 years of game industry experience and spearheaded EA’s mobile initiative as their senior director of strategic sales and worldwide licensing. Linda will be directing the expansion of SEGA’s mobile initiative as they expand the mobile game market.

She will be dealing with operations in North, Central, and South America, areas that were previously under the umbrella of SEGA of Japan.

“Linda’s industry knowledge will accelerate SEGA’s efforts to become a serious player in mobile markets,” said Simon Jeffery, President and COO, SEGA of America, Inc. “We’re certain she will bring a fresh perspective to this division which holds enormous growth opportunities for the company.”