Current Report




UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
  FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) November 20, 2017

  ELECTRONIC ARTS INC.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)


Delaware
0-17948
94-2838567
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)


209 Redwood Shores Parkway, Redwood City, California 94065-1175
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)


(650) 628-1500
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)


(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)




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Item 8.01    Other Events.

Electronic Arts Inc. (“EA”) has filed this Current Report on Form 8-K to report that on November 20, 2017, Blake Jorgensen, Chief Financial Officer, established a pre-arranged stock trading plan as part of managing his EA equity holdings. This plan accords with the guidelines of Rule 10b5-1 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and EA’s policies regarding stock transactions by directors, executive officers and other employees. Sales under Mr. Jorgensen’s 10b5-1 plan may take place periodically beginning January 9, 2018 through January 9, 2019. Transactions under Mr. Jorgensen’s 10b5-1 plan will be disclosed publicly through appropriate filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.






SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
 
            

 
 
 ELECTRONIC ARTS INC.
 
 
 
 
Dated:
November 21, 2017
By:
/s/ Jacob J. Schatz
 
 
 
Jacob J. Schatz
 
 
 
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary