Iwata becomes CEO of Nintendo of America

Reggie Fils-Aime to report directly to global president

Iwata becomes CEO of Nintendo of America

Well it looks like Nintendo is getting a little desprate with the news of it’s Wii U console and 3DS handheld showing “disappointing” full year profits, So much in fact that Nintendo has announced that global president Satoru Iwata is taking on the additional position of Nintendo of America CEO.

Current US president and chief operating officer Reggie Fils-Aime will report directly to Mr.Iwata.

Iwata will take over from Tatsumi Kimishima, who will be taking on a new role of general manager of Nintendo Japan. Four directors of Nintendo are also due to retire by the end of June.

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