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Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa sees 92.04 % approval rating


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Nintendo Co. President Shuntaro Furukawa prepares to attend a news conference in Tokyo Friday, Feb. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Today, on July 1, 2019, the voting results of Proposal No. 2 (Election of Five Directors) of 79th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders was announced. The proposal was approved and resolved as originally proposed. The five candidates, Shuntaro Furukawa, Shigeru Miyamoto, Shinya Takahashi, Ko Shiota and Satoru Shibata were elected and assume office as Directors.


Shuntaro Furukawa
In favor: 859,640
Against: 56,655
Abstained: 4,882
Approval rate: 92.04 %

Shigeru Miyamoto
In favor: 897,870
Against: 23,299
Abstained: 14
Approval rate: 96.13 %

Shinya Takahashi
In favor: 909,670
Against: 11,501
Abstained: 14
Approval rate: 97.39 %

Ko Shiota
In favor: 909,741
Against: 11,430
Abstained: 14
Approval rate: 97.40 %

Satoru Shibata
In favor: 909,743
Against: 11,428
Abstained: 14
Approval rate: 97.40 %

Shuntaro Furukawa assumed office as President of Nintendo on June 28, 2018, thus making the 79th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders his first time being voted for as President. Former Nintendo President Tatsumi Kimishima saw an approval rating of 87.14 % in his first year.
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