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NCL: ‘Notice Regarding Changes of Representative Director and Other Management’ (Nintendo FY3/2018)

NintendObserverShuntaro Furukawa set to become the new President of Nintendo.

 

Nintendo FY3/2018

 

 

Notice Regarding Changes of Representative Director and Other Management

 

April 26, 2018

 

Nintendo Co., Ltd. announces that it resolved to make the following changes in management at the meeting of the Board of Directors held on April 26, 2018. The changes will be effective upon receiving approval at the 78th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 28, 2018 and the subsequent Board of Directors meeting.

 

1. Retirement of a Representative Director

(1) Reason

Retirement from the Representative Director at the expiration of the term of the office of Director, which is as of the end of the 78th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on June 28, 2018

(2) Name and Title of the Retiring Representative Director

Tatsumi Kimishima (Representative Director and President)

 

2. Anticipated new Representative Director

(1) Reason

To shift to a new management structure, after Tatsumi Kimishima retires from the office of Representative Director and President on June 28, 2018.

(2) Name and Title of new Representative Director

Shuntaro Furukawa (New Titles: Representative Director and President) (Present Titles: Director, Managing Executive Officer General Manager, Corporate Planning Department Supervisor of Corporate Analysis & Administration Division In charge of Global Marketing Department)

 

(3) Career Record of new Representative Director

Date of Birth: January 10, 1972

Education: School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

Birthplace: Tokyo

Career Record:

April 1994: Joined the Company
May 2012: Outside Director of The Pokémon Company (to present)
July 2015: General Manager, Corporate Planning Department (to present)
June 2016: Director (to present) Managing Executive Officer (to present) Supervisor of Corporate Analysis & Administration Division (to present)
September 2016: In charge of Global Marketing Department (to present)

Number of Shares of the Company held: 100 shares

 

3. Retirement of a Director

Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)
Outside Director Yoshimi Mitamura

 

4. Anticipated new Directors

Director (excluding a Director as an Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)
Director Satoru Shibata (Current: Executive Officer President, Nintendo of Europe GmbH)

Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)
Outside Director Masao Yamazaki (Current: Director, Masao Yamazaki Certified Tax Accountant Office)

 

5. Retirement of an Executive Officer

Senior Executive Officer Susumu Tanaka (Current: Senior Executive Officer General Manager, Licensing Division)

 

6. Anticipated new Executive Officers

Executive Officer Yoshiaki Koizumi (Current:Deputy General Manager, Entertainment Planning & Development Division)

Executive Officer Takashi Tezuka (Current: Senior Officer, Entertainment Planning & Development Department)

Executive Officer Hajime Murakami (Current: Deputy General Manager, Finance Administration Division General Manager, Finance Department)

 

7. Role Change of Executive Officers

Senior Managing Executive Officer Shinya Takahashi (Current: Director, Managing Executive Officer General Manager, Entertainment Planning & Development Division Supervisor of Business Development Division, Development Administration & Support Division)

Senior Executive Officer Satoru Shibata (Current: Executive Officer President, Nintendo of Europe GmbH)

* Tatsumi Kimishima will assume office as an Executive Adviser and Susumu Tanaka will assume office as a Corporate Adviser.

 

8. Reference (Directors and Executive Officers as of June 28, 2018)

Representative Director and President Shuntaro Furukawa

Representative Director, Fellow Shigeru Miyamoto

Director, Senior Managing Executive Officer Shinya Takahashi (General Manager, Entertainment Planning & Development Division Supervisor of Business Development Division, Development Administration & Support Division)

Director, Senior Executive Officer Ko Shiota (General Manager, Platform Technology Development Division and Hardware Development Department)

Director, Senior Executive Officer Satoru Shibata (General Manager, Marketing Division and Licensing Division In charge of Advertising Department, Global Marketing Department)

Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) Naoki Noguchi

Outside Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) Naoki Mizutani

Outside Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) Katsuhiro Umeyama

Outside Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member) Masao Yamazaki

Senior Executive Officer Shigeyuki Takahashi (General Manager, General Affairs Division In charge of Quality Assurance Department, Investor Relations)

Senior Executive Officer Satoshi Yamato (President, Nintendo Sales Co., Ltd.)

Senior Executive Officer Hirokazu Shinshi (General Manager, Manufacturing Division)

Executive Officer Reginald Fils-Aimé (President, Nintendo of America Inc.)

Executive Officer Yoshiaki Koizumi (Deputy General Manager, Entertainment Planning & Development Division)

Executive Officer Takashi Tezuka (Senior Officer, Entertainment Planning & Development Division)

Executive Officer Hajime Murakami (General Manager, Finance Administration Division, Finance Department and Payment Services Management Department)

 

Source: Nintendo JP.

 

 

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