News Square Enix of America President Leaves Company
posted on 2013-05-24 02:24 EDT
Square Enix America president and CEO Mike Fischer officially left the company this month. Fischer declined to comment on his resignation other than to say he left on good terms. Square Enix announced plans to let go of Fischer last month after laying off half of its marketing staff and around 20 employees in accounting, IT, and events. He has moved on as vice president of digital music and video for Amazon in Japan.
Square Enix Europe CEO Phil Rogers will be taking over Fischer's former position. Rogers will now supervise both the European and American divisions.
Square Enix Holdings announced in March that president and representative director Youichi Wada is stepping down officially June. Representative director Yōsuke Matsuda will replace Wada.