Tatsumi Kimishima, the CEO and President of Nintendo, has been named one of the top 10 CEOs in the world by Forbes Japan.
Reasons for Kimishima’s inclusion in the elusive top 10 list include overseeing the successes of Pokemon GO and Fire Emblem Heroes on smart devices and the high sales of Nintendo Switch worldwide. He has also been commended by employees for his communication skills.
Here’s the list of top 10 CEOs (in alphabetical order).
Bernard Hees (Kraft Foods)
Denise Morrison (Campbell Soup)
Dirk Van de Put (Mondelez International)
Fabrizio Freda (Estée Lauder Companies)
Giorgio Armani (Giorgio Armani)
Jeff Weiner (LinkedIn)
Keith Barr (InterContinental Hotels Group)
Ralph Hamers (ING)
Sundar Pichai (Google)
Tatsumi Kimishima (Nintendo)
Kimishima is retiring from his position in June 2018, and will pass on the baton to Shuntaro Furukawa.