Nintendo UK appoints new general manager

By Brenna Hillier, Tuesday, 20 November 2012 02:29 GMT

After the surprise departure of 20 year veteran David Yarnton in June, Nintendo UK has named Simon Kemp as replacement general manager. MCV reports Kemp is a new face in the games industry, having previously served at Unilever and GlaxoSmithKline. Kemp says he’s “extremely excited” to join Nintendo right as the Wii U launches, and Nintendo of Europe president Satoru Shibata said Kemp “brings fantastic brand experience with him” as well as possessing “versatility and leadership”.

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