Konami Digital Entertainment Inc. announced today Tomoyuki Tsuboi as the new President of Konami Digital Entertainment Inc, taking over from Mr. Shinji Hirano, who will now take on the role of President of Konami Digital Entertainment, GmbH (Europe).
Mr. Tsuboi has had a 14-year tenure working at Konami, during which time has managed Corporate Planning across multiple divisions such as KONAMI Sports clubs in Japan. His most recent accomplishment involved overseeing the global business planning and management for all digital entertainment businesses of the Konami Digital Entertainment Business Planning Group.
A resident of the US, Mr. Tsuboi’s next duties in his new leading role will look to grow the business, including popular franchises such as Metal Gear Solid, Pro Evolution Soccer, and Silent Hill. He’ll also look into the western regions as the mobile and social gaming platforms continue to emerge and evolve.
“My goal is to build upon the momentum the entire Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. staff has built for our company,” said Mr. Tomoyuki Tsuboi. “We plan to intensify this momentum by continuing to innovate across our core franchises and creating those memorable gaming experiences that has been synonymous with KONAMI over the past four decades.”
We wish him all the best in his new role and hopefully, we’ll continue to see more great entertainment products come out of Konami in many years to come.