Nintendo’s former Head of HR takes on the role of President

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Following the death of Satoru Iwata, Tatsum Kimishima, the former Head of HR, will take on the role of President of Nintendo. Previously, Kimishima has been the company’s Managing Director and Head of HR and has been the Chief Executive of the business’ American arm before Iwata took on these responsibilities in 2014.

Shigeru Miyamoto and Genyo Takeda, who have been running the company on an interim basis, will take on positions at the top as Creative Fellow and Technology fellow respectively.