SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(D) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) September 25, 2012
ELECTRONIC ARTS INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
209 Redwood Shores Parkway, Redwood City, California 94065-1175
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangement of Certain Officers.
On September 25, 2012, Geraldine B. Laybourne announced her retirement from the board of directors of Electronic Arts Inc. (the Company) effective September 26, 2012. Ms. Laybourne has served as a director of the Company since 2008.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|ELECTRONIC ARTS INC.|
|Dated: September 27, 2012|
|By:||/s/ Stephen G. Bené|
Stephen G. Bené
|Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary|