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Konami Europe gets new president

Shinji Hirano moves from US role to German HQ

Konami has appointed Shinji Hirano as its new president of Europe.

Hirano was most recently president of the US business, and now overseas all European operations from headquarters in Germany.

"I am proud and delighted to have been given this challenge," offered Shinji Hirano. "I am keen to support the diversity the European territories offer, and looking to ways our business can best support the different tastes and opportunities they possess.

"Konami is a publisher with an enviable line-up of titles, and we will be making strides to ensure these titles gain the recognition they deserve."

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