Monday, January 17th, 2022

Nintendo closes offices in California and Toronto

Kotaku reports that Nintendo has closed its branches in California and Toronto. Nick Chavez, SVP of Sales and Marketing at Nintendo America, goes on-on LinkedIn reveals that he has joined KFC and Yum! brand.

Nintendo America shared the following statement about the news-explaining how it would close its “small satellite office” and revealing the replacement of Chavez. Existing staff will also move to Nintendo’s main locations, Redmond and Vancouver.

Nintendo of America is headquartered in Redmond, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. We plan to move more employees and operations to these headquarters and close small satellite offices in Toronto, ON, and Redwood City over time.

Devon Pritchard, Executive Vice President of Business Affairs and Publisher Relations at Nintendo of America (NOA), will take over the interim leadership in sales, marketing and communications after Nick Chavez’s retirement. Pritchard oversees sales, marketing and communications strategies and practices across the United States and Canada.

We will update this story as we make further progress.