Nintendo of America brings on two new vice presidents next month. Cammie Dunaway will serve as the company’s new Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing, while Shigeyuki Takahashi will serve as Executive Vice President, Special Assignment.
Dunaway will be responsible for all sales and marketing activities for Nintendo in the United States, Canada and Latin America, filling the position vacated when Reggie Fils-Aime was promoted in May 2006. Dunaway was most recently Chief Marketing Officer for Yahoo! She will report to Fils-Aime.
“Cammie Dunaway is the perfect choice to drive the next phase of Nintendo’s business,” Fils-Aime said. “She is a tremendous leader and will help continue momentum behind both Wii and Nintendo DS.”
Takahashi will conduct special research activities and provide perspective to the sales and marketing department using his accumulated knowledge. Takahashi joined Nintendo in 2006 and most recently served as the president of Nintendo Research Inc. Takahashi will report to Tatsumi Kimishima, Nintendo of America’s chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
Kimishima said, “Shigeyuki Takahashi’s research and knowledge have been – and will continue to be – valuable assets to Nintendo. He will be a great addition to our new office.”