Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. on Thursday named Rajat Taneja as its global chief technology officer.
Taneja will be responsible on a global basis for the company's technology decisions and investments, the Redwood City, Calif., company said.
Taneja previously spent 15 years at Microsoft Corp., most recently serving as corporate vice president of its commerce division. Before that, he worked at Digital Equipment Corp. and Wipro Information Technology Ltd.
In afternoon trading, Electronic Arts shares fell $1.28, or 5.8 percent, to $20.67.