SCEA (Sony Corporation Entertainment America) senior director of corporate communications Dave Karraker will leave Sony this Friday.
Karraker has overseen the introduction of the PS3 as the lead PR manager at SCEA for the past year. Riding the rolling PR surf that accompanied the company’s flagship entertainment device.
Perhaps it all became too much, and he has turned to the drink. His destination after Sony is the vodka distiller Skyy Spirits.
I will be leaving SCEA on September 7 to pursue a global opportunity closer to my home and in another industry where I have extensive experience," Karraker said.
"I have enjoyed immensely my tenure at SCEA and think the company and its brands are very well positioned to have an exceptional holiday and a very bright future," continued Karraker. "I appreciate all the support of the media and analysts I have worked with and look forward to following the industry as a gamer."
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