Nippon Ichi Software president Sohei Niikawa resigns, Koichi Kitazumi takes over
Sohei Niikawa resigned from his position as president of Nippon Ichi Software due to personal reasons, and chairman of the board Koichi Kitazumi has taken over his role to serve concurrently as chairman and president as of August 19, the company announced.
Kitazumi joined Nippon Ichi Software as representative director when it was first established in July 1993, then became chairman and executive director in July 2009, and chairman of the board in June 2016. He owns 480,000 shares in the company.
As for Nippon Ichi Software subsidiary NIS America, the company will form a consulting contract with Niikawa until his former duties are properly transferred.