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Konami Names President

Konami Digital Entertainment has named Tomoyuki Tsuboi president, effective Nov. 16, 2011. Tsuboi replaced Shinji Hirano, who will assume the role of president of Konami Digital Entertainment, Europe.Tsuboi has been with Konami for over 14 years, and most

Tsuboi has been with Konami for over 14 years, and most recently helmed global business planning and management for all of the digital entertainment business for the Konami Digital Entertainment Business Planning Group.

Now based in the U.S., Tsuboi will look to grow the franchises, including Metal Gear Solid, Pro Evolution Soccer and Silent Hill. In addition, Tsuboi will oversee production out of the western regions, including emerging mobile and social gaming platforms.

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