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Announcing Official Organizational Restructuring and Personnel Changes

March 3, 2015

Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd. hereby announces the following organizational restructuring and personnel changes.

Organizational Restructuring  (Effective March 16, 2015)
We are shifting our production structure to a headquarters-controlled system, in order to establish a steadfast operating base capable of responding to the rapid market changes that surround our digital entertainment business.

  • Production Division 1(New Division)
  • Production Division 2(New Division)
  • Production Division 3(New Division)
  • Production Management Division(New Division)
  • Sales Division(New Division)
  • Public Relations and Promotion Division
  • Intellectual Property Division(New Division)

Division Director  (Effective March 16, 2015)
Name New Position Former Position
Katsunori Okita

Executive Director
Division Manager, Production Division 1

Executive Director

Sadaaki Kaneyoshi

Executive Director
Division Manager, Production Division 3
General Manager, Production Department 4
General Manager, Production Department 8

Executive Director

Shoji Dewa

Division Manager, Production Division 2
General Manager, Production Department 3

Senior Content Officer

Kazutaka Kubota

Division Manager,
Production Management Division

Content Officer

Shinji Hirano

Division Manager, Sales Division
General Manager, International Sales

General Manager of EU Branch,
Global Business Division

Yoshihiko Ota

Division Manager, Intellectual Property Division

Content Officer


General Manager  (Effective March 16, 2015)
Name New Position Former Position
Yoshitaka Nishimura

General Manager, Production Department 1,
Production Division 1

Senior Producer

Masato Okuaki

General Manager, Production Department 2,
Production Division1

Content Officer

Kyo Takashimizu

General Manager, Production Department 5,
Production Division 3

Content Officer

Koji Kobayashi

General Manager, Production Department 6,
Production Division 3

Senior Producer

Tatsuya Sato

General Manager, Production Department 7,
Production Division 3

Senior Producer

Hirotaka Ishikawa

General Manager,
Production Management Department,
Production Management Division

Director of Creative Support Center

Hirofumi Mamitsu

General Manager,
Manufacturing Management Department,
Production Management Division

Manager,
Manufacturing Management Department,
Manufacturing Management Division,
Kanagawa Office

Takahiro Ichikawa

General Manager,
Domestic Sales Department,
Production Management Division

General Manager,
Domestic Sales Department

Yoshihito Kato

General Manager,
Intellectual Property Department,
Intellectual Property Division

Manager,
Patent Group,
Intellectual Property Department


Overseas Offices  (Effective March 16, 2015)
Name New Position Former Position
Yasuyuki Yamaji

General Manager,
U.S. Branch,
International Sales Department,
Sales Division
(President, Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.)

General Manager,
Corporate Management Department,
KONAMI CORPORATION

Tomotada Tashiro

General Manager,
EU Branch,
International Sales Department,
Sales Division
(President, Konami Digital Entertainment B.V.)

Deputy Division Manager,
Global Business Division



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