With David Beavers and Daniel Lippman
VIDEO-GAME LOBBY NAMES PIERRE-LOUIS AS PERMANENT CEO: The Entertainment Software Association has tapped Stanley Pierre-Louis as its next president and chief executive, the trade group announced to employees this afternoon. He has served as acting president and chief executive since the sudden departure last year of his predecessor, Michael Gallagher. A recent Variety into Gallagher’s departure described a trade group “struggling to find a path forward” after several top officials quit or were fired in recent months.
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— Pierre-Louis served as a senior vice president and associate general counsel at Viacom before joining the trade group in 2015. “We are very clear on our path forward and that is to create a dynamic environment for our