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

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

Other Departments


Nintendo EAD/EPD



Music Composers

Nintendo Software Technology

Retro Studios

Monolith Soft

1-Up Studio

Nd Cube

Second parties


Voice Actors

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