Final month, a report from Kotaku revealed Nintendo had shut down its branches positioned in California and Toronto. On the time, it was additionally confirmed Nintendo of America’s SVP of Gross sales and Advertising and marketing, Nick Chavez, could be shifting on.
Chavez has now taken to social media to thank Nintendo for his time on the firm over the previous 11.5 years – in addition to his co-workers and Nintendo followers across the globe for his or her ongoing assist:
Friday was my final day with @NintendoAmerica. I’m grateful for my time in gaming, studying from, and dealing with, the perfect. Nintendo brings leisure and smiles to individuals all all over the world. I’m honored to have been part of that mission for the previous 11.5 years.
Large thanks to my coworkers and mates from Kyoto to Redmond to RWC for the superb journey. On my 1st day, we supported Tremendous Mario Galaxy 2; on my final, we launched Pokémon BD and SP. In between, we had Wii, 3DS, Wii U, and Change. I can’t think about a greater run, collectively.
I’ll stay a #Nintendo fan and gamer perpetually. And I want my Nintendo crew; our company, media, enterprise, and retail companions; and particularly Nintendo gamers and followers, pleasure, happiness, success, magic, and enjoyable. The most effective is really but to return.
Chavez has signed on with KFC and the Yum! Model. Nintendo has additionally confirmed Devon Pritchard will assume interim management of gross sales, advertising and marketing, and communications for this area:
“Devon Pritchard, Govt Vice President, Enterprise Affairs and Writer Relations for Nintendo of America (NOA), will assume interim management of Gross sales, Advertising and marketing and Communications following the departure of Nick Chavez. Ms. Pritchard will oversee technique and execution of gross sales, advertising and marketing and communications throughout the U.S. and Canada.”
From your entire neighborhood right here at Nintendo Life, we want Nick all the perfect sooner or later and thank him for his efforts at Nintendo.