The following are a list of major people who have or are currently working at Nintendo.

Nintendo leadership[]


  • Fusajiro Yamauchi - The founder and first (1st) president of Nintendo. (1889-1929)
  • Sekiryo Yamauchi - The second president of Nintendo. (1929-1949)
  • Hiroshi Yamauchi - Third president; brought company into video game industry. (1949-2002)
  • Satoru Iwata - Fourth president. Previously was president of HAL Laboratory. (2002-2015)
  • Tatsumi Kimishima - Fifth president. Previously was second president of Nintendo of America and was Managing Director from 2013 to 2015. (2015-2018)
  • Shuntaro Furukawa - Sixth and current president. Succeeds Kimishima who retired from the role in June 2018. (2018-present)

Nintendo of America[]

  • Minoru Arakawa - First president of Nintendo of America.
  • Tatsumi Kimishima - Second president of Nintendo of America. Later became the fifth global president of Nintendo.
  • Reggie Fils-Aime - Third president of Nintendo of America.
  • Doug Bowser - Fourth and current president of Nintendo of America.

Nintendo of Europe[]

  • Satoru Shibata - Former president of Nintendo of Europe. The current General Manager of the Marketing and Licensing Divisions at Nintendo. He is in charge of the Advertising and Global Marketing Department
  • Stephan Bole - The current President of Nintendo of Europe. He was previously in charge of Nintendo France.
  • Koji Miyake - The current CEO / Chairman of Nintendo of Europe

Nintendo of Korea[]

  • Hiroyuki Fukuda - Current president of Nintendo of Korea.

Other Departments[]

  • Shigeyuki Takahashi - Senior EO, General Manager of General Affairs Division and in charge of Quality Assurance Department and Investor Relations
  • Hirokazu Shinshi - Senior EO, General Manager of Manufacturing Division
  • Hajime Murakami - Executive Officer, General Manager of Finance Administration Division
  • Naoki Noguchi - Director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member)
  • Keizo Kato - Deputy General Manager of the Development Administration & Support Division
  • Yusuke Beppu - Deputy General Manager of Business Development Division
  • Takuya Yoshimura - Deputy General Manager of General Affairs Division
  • Yutaka Takenaga - Deputy General Manager of Corporate Analysis & Adminstration Division
  • Satoshi Yamato - President of Nintendo Sales Co., Ltd., Former General Manager of Marketing Division
  • Susumu Tanaka - Corporate Adviser. Former Director, General Manager of Licensing Division
  • Hiroshi Imanishi - Former head of General Affairs, retired since 2002.


Nintendo EAD/EPD[]



Music Composers[]

Nintendo Software Technology[]

Retro Studios[]

Monolith Soft[]

1-Up Studio[]

Nd Cube[]

Second parties[]


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