Incumbent chief Tatsumi Kimishima - a 68-year-old former banker who assumed the role after the death of predecessor Satoru Iwata in 2015 - chose to step down as he is "close to fulfilling responsibilities" to revive the firm, he said at the briefing.
Furukawa becomes only the sixth president of Nintendo and follows in the footsteps of Nintendo's original president Fusajirō Yamauchi, Sekiryo Yamauchi, Hiroshi Yamauchi, Satoru Iwata, who sadly passed away in 2015 and predecessor Kimishima. With the impending reveal and release of the Nintendo Switch to handle, the company needed someone in a position of experience to helm the company through some upcoming very important years. Their total assets have increased tenfold to 1663.7 billion yen (£10.7 billion), their operating profits fivefold to 177.5 billion yen (£1.1 billion), and there's millions more consoles and games in the hands of gamers. The news comes as Nintendo announces it more than doubled its revenue through strong Nintendo Switch sales in the most recent fiscal year.
United States crude oil inventories increases as prices edge up
As of 1653 BST, West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures for next month delivery were higher by 0.074% at $67.75 a barrel. At 429.7 million barrels, US crude oil inventories are in the lower half of the average range for this time of the year.
Logos of Nintendo Switch game console are seen at an electronics store in Tokyo, Japan March 3, 2017. All up, 63.51 million software units were sold during the fiscal year.
Replacing him will be Shuntaro Furukawa, who now has titles under Director, Managing Executive Officer General Manager, Corporate Planning Department Supervisor of Corporate Analysis & Administration Division In charge of Global Marketing Department.
The Xiaomi Mi Pad 4 is likely coming with a Snapdragon 660
As far as the imaging department is concerned, the Redmi 5A uses a single camera setup at the rear as the primary camera . So how is Mi 6X different from its predecessor Mi A1? The tablet is expected to feature an LCD panel like the Mi Pad 3 .
"We will develop the company to its fullest", Furukawa assured. Then in September, we will begin offering the Nintendo Switch Online paid service to expand the online functionality of Nintendo Switch. You can listen to it via Apple Podcasts or RSS, or just listen to this week's episode by hitting the play button below.
Kohli and de Kock give RCB a quick start
He was hammered by M.S Dhoni in the final over, as the Super Kings chased down a massive total of 205 with two balls to spare. However, Dwayne Bravo brought some relief to the CSK camp when he had de Kock superbly caught and bowled with a slower ball.