Aug 1, 2012

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Shinichi Suzuki Steps Down as ATLUS President

Shinichi Suzuki Steps Down as ATLUS President

Today it was announced that Shinichi Suzuki was stepping down from his role as President and CEO of ATLUS’ North American publishing branch. His replacement has also been named as Naoto Hiraoka. Though Suzuki has stepped down to make way for Hiraoka, he will remain with Index Digital Media until October to ensure a seamless transition.

Suzuki expressed hisĀ appreciationĀ to his employees and the company’s faithful fans:

“In the time since I assumed the role of President and CEO of Index Digital Media, Inc., the company has experienced tremendous success and growth. I am so proud to have served at the helm of such a well-loved brand as ATLUS. I thank my staff and all of the fans that continue to support the company and its games. Under new leadership, we will continue our proud tradition of excellent games and exceptional localizations. I extend my sincerest thanks to all who helped in some way to make us successful.”

[Source: Gamasutra]