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Nintendo taps steady hand to replace charismatic leader

Tatsumi Kimishima

OSAKA -- Nintendo has chosen a veteran officer to succeed iconic late President Satoru Iwata, hoping that a smooth transition will put the company back on a growth track in the fast-changing game industry.

     "We will steadfastly carry out the new projects" as Iwata had instructed, said Tatsumi Kimishima, managing director, in a news conference Monday.

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