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Sega of America get new President

Sega today has announced the appointment of Hideaki Irie as president and COO (Chief Operating Officer) of Sega of America. In this role Irie-san, a 20-year industry veteran who most recently worked at videogames publisher AgeTec Inc, will direct Sega’s console software gaming businesses in North America.

Ensuring us that Hideaki Irie’s appointment as Sega of America President and COO is great news for everyone concerned, Sega Corporation’s President, Hisao Oguchi, commented: “Hideaki has the leadership skills and experience to oversee all aspects of Sega of America, and we look forward to having him ensure the success of the future strategic direction of our business in North America.”

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