Nintendo Co. this week named Tatsumi Kimishima as President.
Kimishima, 65, was in charge of the company’s Human Resources division. He succeeds Satoru Iwata, who died July 11 due to a bile duct growth.
Iwata spearheaded growth at Nintendo with the introduction of the Wii console, which began sale in 2006 and sold more than 100 million units worldwide.
He announced NX, the code-name for the company’s next console and a partnership with DeNA to develop mobile games.
Genyo Takeda, Technology Fellow, and Shigeru Miyamoto, Creative Fellow, remain at the company.
For the fourth quarter, Nintendo held revenue of $350 million and an operating profit of $250 million.