Today we regretfully inform you that Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has passed away.
Here is the official notice in full:
Notification of Death and Personnel Change of a RepresentativeDirector (President)Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to a bile duct growth.1. Name:Satoru Iwata2. Date of Birth: December 6, 19593. Career Record:June 2000Appointed as DirectorMay 2002Appointed as PresidentAppointed as Representative DirectorJune 2013Appointed as CEO of Nintendo of America Inc.4. Other Information: As a result, the following two Representative Directors remain at the company.Genyo Takeda (Representative Director; Senior Managing Director)Shigeru Miyamoto (Representative Director; Senior Managing Director)