Electronic Arts has announced that Rachel Gonzalez has been appointed to EA’s board of directors, effective immediately. Gonzalez will also serve on EA’s nominating and governance committee.
Gonzalez is executive VP, general counsel for Starbucks Coffee Company where she oversees legal and regulatory affairs, global security, and ethics and compliance. Prior to joining Starbucks, she served as chief administrative officer for travel technology company Sabre Corporation where she led a global team responsible for corporate communications, corporate compliance, government affairs, human resources, legal strategy, and regulatory affairs.
Gonzalez has also held leadership roles at Dean Foods and Affiliated Computer Service. Earlier in her career, she was a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius focusing on corporate finance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and SEC compliance.
“Rachel’s extensive leadership experience in the complexities of large-scale multinational business will be an invaluable addition to our Board of Directors. We’re looking forward to having Rachel’s unique voice on our Board as we accelerate our growth and drive innovation in service of our players,” said Electronic Arts chairman and CEO Andrew Wilson.
“I am thrilled to join the Electronic Arts board of directors. EA is entertaining hundreds of millions of people around the world through amazing content and experiences, and I respect their strong values to inspire positive impact through play. I look forward to joining them at this exciting time of expansion and growth in the industry,” said Gonzalez.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Comparative Literature with high honors from the University of California, Berkeley, as well as a law degree from the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley.