Tatsumi Kimishima named Nintendo president

Genyo Takeda now a "Technology Fellow," Miyamoto a "Creative Fellow."

Tatsumi Kimishima

Nintendo has announced a new representative director and president following the passing of Saturu Iwata on July 11.

Tatsumi Kimishima, who joined The Pokemon Company in 2000 before moving to Nintendo of America in 2002, and became director and chairman of Nintendo of America in 2006, will act as Nintendo’s new representative director and president.

Nintendo also announced a number director role changes. Genyo Takeda will now act as the company’s “Technology Fellow” in addition to general manager for the Integrated Research and Development Division. And Shigeru Miyamato is now the company’s “Creative Fellow” in addition to general manager of the Entertainment Analysis & Development Division. Find the full list of role changes here.

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