LOS ANGELES (May 4, 2012) — Square Enix, Inc., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today announced the appointment of video game industry veteran Kenji Hisatsune, as vice president of global mobile content. Hisatsune will provide strategic direction in North America for the growing mobile space and oversee key relationships with major mobile platform partners.
"Kenji brings years of industry experience to Square Enix Inc., and is a great addition to our growing mobile content team," said Mike Fischer, president and chief executive officer of Square Enix, Inc. "His appointment will strengthen North America's crucial role in the fast–growing mobile space. His knowledge of the industry, regional and national sales background and excellent partner relations will be key assets in expanding our presence in this region."
Prior to joining Square Enix, Hisatsune served as the president and chief executive officer of Namco Bandai Games America, Inc. and Namco Networks America Inc. for nine years. Hisatsune maintained close relationships with many national carriers, mobile platform partners and leading video game publishers. He also managed relationships with large national accounts for the company’s console business.
About SQUARE ENIX, Inc.
Square Enix, Inc. develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content throughout the Americas as part of the Square Enix Group. The Square Enix Group operates a global network of leading development studios and boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property, including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 59 million units worldwide; TOMB RAIDER®, which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix, Inc. is a U.S.-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
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