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CAPCOM GAME STUDIO VANCOUVER HIRES TIM BENNISON AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER AND STUDIO DIRECTOR

20 Year Technology and Video Game Industry Veteran to Spearhead Growth for Development Studio

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BURNABY, British Columbia – Aug. 8, 2017 – Capcom, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today announced that Tim Bennison has joined Capcom Game Studio Vancouver as Chief Operating Officer and Studio Director. Bennison will head up Vancouver operations, reporting to Kiichiro Urata, CEO of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. and Capcom Game Studio Vancouver.

“As our Chief Operating Officer and Studio Director, Tim will serve a vital role as a strategic partner for myself and the entire senior executive team. Tim will be responsible for the growth of Capcom Vancouver with a focus on quality, efficiency and commitment to our greatest asset – our people,” said Kiichiro Urata. “We look forward to having him join and expand the passionate, talented team at Capcom Vancouver and position the studio for continued success.”

Bennison brings a diverse background with over 20 years in the video game, technology and digital media industries. He has experience leading teams of over 200 people and has held executive level positions at Radical Entertainment, Gener8 Digital Media and most recently served as COO of Eight Solutions.

Capcom Game Studio Vancouver, the team behind the ground-breaking Dead Rising™ series, is actively seeking talented professionals to join the expanding studio on several projects currently in development. For more information on Capcom Game Studio Vancouver, including available positions, please visit https://www.capcomvancouver.com/

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