Peter Moore, the tattoo enthusiast and former govt at Sega, Microsoft, and Digital Arts, is getting again into the gaming business. Moore announced Wednesday on Twitter that he has joined engine maker Unity Applied sciences to steer its sports activities & stay leisure division as senior vice chairman and basic supervisor.
Moore, 66, had spent the previous 4 years in one thing of a sports activities nut’s dream job: chief executive of Liverpool Football Club, his favourite staff since boyhood. In his tenure, the Reds received the Premier League within the 2019-20 season, their first league championship in 30 years. The membership additionally took the UEFA Champions League title in 2019 (and the Tremendous Cup after that), plus the FIFA Membership World Cup in 2019.
Hardly the largest information of the day, however I’m delighted to announce that I’ve joined the incredibly-talented staff at @unity3d as SVP and GM of Sports activities & Dwell Leisure. Delighted to be reunited with so many business mates as we work on some actually cool stuff. Extra to return…
— Peter Moore (@PeterMooreLFC) January 20, 2021
Earlier than that, Moore spent a decade as an govt with Digital Arts (with time as its chief working officer and as president of EA Sports activities). In becoming a member of Unity, Moore might be reunited with John Riccitiello, who introduced Moore to EA in 2007 when he was its CEO. Riccitiello is at the moment Unity’s chief govt.
Personable and well-known to longtime video gaming followers, Moore can be remembered because the president of Sega of America throughout the 1999 launch of the Dreamcast (and, less happily, the man who needed to announce the console’s premature demise).
Following that, he joined Microsoft’s Xbox division, the place he’s greatest recognized for guaranteeing Halo 2’s Nov. 9, 2004, launch date with a tattoo on his proper arm.
Although Moore nonetheless coyly solutions questions concerning the ink, its continued existence is nonetheless unconfirmed.