Nintendo UK boss quits

Nintendo UK boss quits
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

June 20th 2012 at 11:33AM

David Yarnton to 'pursue opportunities for a change of career'

The general manager of Nintendo UK has quit his role after almost 20 years at the console giant.

As reported by MCV, David Yarnton, who was appointed the UK boss nine years ago, had led Nintendo to huge gains in its market share through the DS and Wii.

S statement from the company said he had decided to leave to “pursue opportunities for a change of career”.

“David has had a distinguished career of almost 20 years at Nintendo,” read a statement from the console giant.

"We wish him every success in his choice of new career."

Nintendo’s European president Satoru Shibata will now work alongside the UK’s senior management team whilst a replacement is sort.