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Old 05-07-2010, 12:08 AM   #1
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Damnit. Darrell Rodriguez Resigns

I can't access mixmojo still, just get the expired domain placeholder.

Maybe this has been posted already?

LucasArts President Darrell Rodriguez Resigns
Company confirms reports of his abrupt departure.
by Jim Reilly

US, May 6, 2010 - LucasArts has confirmed reports that president Darrell Rodriguez has resigned from the company today. A reason for his departure was not provided, however.

"Darrell Rodriguez has resigned and we have initiated a search for a new leader," the company said in a statement given to IGN. "Jerry Bowerman - a member of the Lucasfilm Board of Directors and a games industry veteran - will be stepping in to lead the LucasArts executive team during this transition. Lucasfilm remains fully committed to making great games and we continue to invest in our business."

An unconfirmed report from Kotaku notes that several members of Rodriguez's executive team have also left LucasArts. It's believed these moves will have no effect on the titles currently in development. Rodriguez was named president of LucasArts in April 2008. Prior to joining the company, Rodriguez served as the COO of EA Los Angeles.
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