Copyright 2009 Eidos Press Release
[ April 28th 2009 ]
will remain as an independent operation, as a
wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings
Co. Ltd., following the completion of the £84
million acquisition last week.
Rogers will continue in his role as CEO of Eidos,
reporting directly to Yoichi Wada, President and
CEO Square Enix Holdings Co. Ltd. and Eidos will
continue to focus on delivering on the clear strategy
to leverage the company's franchises and develop
world class games.
confirmed is that the Eidos brand will continue
to be the brand identity for the business.
Wada, President and CEO, Square Enix Holdings
Co. Ltd., said: "This is an exciting beginning
to what I believe will be an incredible journey.
I am very happy that Phil Rogers has agreed to
lead Eidos in what I see as an international marriage
between our two companies, a marriage that will
give birth to great things. Eidos is a content
rich company and a culturally significant business
to the Square Enix group."
Rogers, CEO, Eidos, said: "This is a watershed
moment for Eidos. We have the backing of an incredible
company which believes in our strategy and our
the Square Enix group, we have a parent company,
which I have held in high respect for many years,
with their meticulous level of perfection and
unyielding directive to never compromise on quality.
We have an incredible opportunity to truly deliver
on our creative vision, this is a new chapter