Yoichi Wada steps down as Square Enix CEO

Representative Director Yosuke Matsuda to replace him.

Yoichi Wada has stepped down as the President and Representative Director of Square Enix as of late June, the company has announced

Yosuke Matsuda, the current Representative Director of Square Enix, will replace Wada as the company’s new boss.

Matsuda, born April 27, 1963, joined Square Enix as a Senior Vice President in October 2001 and become the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Accounting and Finance in 2003. A year later, he graduated to Director and CFO of Square Enix, then four years later to Director and CFO of Square Enix Holdings.

Wada, born May 28, 1959, joined Square Enix in April 2000 and became an Executive Director and CFO in June 2000. When Square merged with Enix in 2003, he became the new company’s President and Representative Director.

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