Nintendo announces Tatsumi Kimishima as new president

Nintendo have released a statement saying that current head of Human Resources Tatsumi Kimishima will be taking over the role of Company President from Wednesday.

Mr Kimishima has experience managing other parts of Nintendo, previously overseeing the American arm of the company during the Gamecube to Wii years and also have taken the role of President of Pokemon USA in 2001.

tatsumi-kimishima 2While he will certainly have big boots to fill, left by the untimely death of the hugely popular Satoru Iwata, his previous roles should give him plenty of experience in his new role.

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