PlayStation's Shawn Layden leaving Sony Worldwide Studios

September 30, 2019 1 min read

Shawn Layden, one of the public faces of PlayStation, is leaving Sony Interactive Entertainment. The unexpected news particularly in light of the incoming PlayStation 5 was shared this afternoon. 

Layden was best known for his on-stage appearances during industry events like E3.

Among other roles at Sony, he took over as CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment America following Jack Tretton's departure in 2014 and more recently served as chairman of Worldwide Studios.

PlayStation's Shawn Layden leaving Sony Worldwide Studios screenshot


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