Coming from official press release confirmation of Nintendo’s new leadership surfaced this morning out of Japan:
Nintendo Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that at the extraordinary meeting of the Board of Directors held on September 14 201
the following personnel changeof a Representative Director and role changes of Directors were resolved.
1.Change of a RepresentativeDirector (as of September 16,2015)
We aim to strengthen and enhance the management structure of the Company following President (Representative Director) Satoru Iwata’s passing on July 11, 2015 and a large-scale revision of the organizational structure of the Company on September 16, 2015
Describing the meeting over seas Mr Tatsumi Kimishima offered the following statement shared below:
” The basic direction and strategy won’t change, I will continue along the path set by President Iwata. We thought it’s better that Takeda and Miyamoto manage hardware and software, and I control administration. The new system is meant to bring up the next-generation executives of Nintendo.”