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Nintendo Hires New Online VP

by Jim Reilly on Jun 28, 2012 at 08:30 AM

Nintendo today announced the hiring of Duncan Orrell-Jones, the new senior vice president of network business. Orrell-Jones will oversee the development of Nintendo of America's digital business for the Wii U and 3DS.

“Duncan Orrell-Jones brings knowledge and hands-on experience to Nintendo that will help us develop and implement long-term digital initiatives for our systems,” said president Reggie Fils-Aime. “By creating this new position we’re demonstrating our commitment to the expansion of our online business, and Duncan is the perfect person for the job.” 

Orrell-Jones previously worked at The Walt Disney Company since 1993, where he recently served as senior vice president in the Disney Interactive Media Group. He starts on July 1, 2012.