Nintendo of America’s president, Reggie Fils-Aime has announced that he will retire in April 2019.
He revealed the news in a video posted to Nintendo of America’s Twitter feed, ]saying that he wanted to spend more time with his: “Wife, family
Fils-Aime has worked for Nintendo for more than 15 years, ascending to the presidency of NoA in 2006, and becoming a hugely popular character thanks to a larger-than-life personality, a genial sense of humour and an incongruously sinister physical appearance. In his farewell video, he paid tribute to successor Doug Bowser: “Doug is a passionate and powerful leader, and a guy who in his youth probably spent too much time in front of a Donkey Kong arcade machine. Inside Nintendo, people already know him as a driving force, and you’ll come to see that too. And I ask you, with a name like Bowser, who better to hold the keys to the Nintendo castle?”
Fils-Aime added: “As I look forward to departing in both good health and good