It is with great emotion that we announce that Worldwide Studios Chairman Shawn Layden will be departing SIE. His visionary leadership will be greatly missed. We wish him success in future endeavors and are deeply grateful for his years of service. Thanks for everything, Shawn!-PlayStation
Shawn Layden has been with Sony over 3 decades started back in 1987 as public relations. Working alongside Akio Morita (Sony founder) as assistant. Then moving up the ranks from executive, producer all the way to the president of PlayStation in the United States. He has previously been making frequent appearance in public based events such as Game Awards, E3 and even ramping up to the launch of PlayStation 5. His recent accomplishment includes acquiring Insomniac Games (Marvel’s Spider-Man, Ratchet & Clank) developer studio back in August 2019.
There is currently no new information relating to Sony’s replacement candidate at the moment, but we here at BunnyGaming wishes Shawn all the best and thank you for the amazing work he has been doing for Sony and PlayStation over the years.