Former Nintendo boss Reggie Fils-Aime gets a new job, and it’s completely different


Reggie Fils-Aime remains busy in his post-Nintendo life. After announcing his retirement from Nintendo in February 2019, Fils-Aime joined the GameStop board in March 2020. He then launched a great podcast in May. The same month Fils-Aime joined the board of directors of the toy and game company Spin Master, now he has another job: Fils-Aime joined the board of directors of the Brunswick boating company, which manufactures the famous Sea Ray boat and Mercury Marine engines.“As a highly respected and seasoned executive, Reggie’s experience in consumer-driven and digital technology initiatives will make him a valuable addition to our strong and experienced board of directors. our customers, ”Brunswick Board Chairman Manuel Fernandez said in a statement.

In his announcement, Brunswick noted that Fils-Aimé, throughout his career, has “revitalized brands and reshaped various industries,” which is a good sign as to why they hired him. Fils-Aime worked at Nintendo for 15 years, and prior to that he held executive and managerial positions at VH1, Pizza Hut, and Procter & Gamble.

The Brunswick government filing announcing the hiring of Fils-Aime indicates that it has not yet determined which committee Fils-Aime will sit on on the board of directors. He also states that Fils-Aime’s compensation will be “in line with that paid to all non-Brunswick directors”.

As for what Nintendo is doing up to these days, the company is celebrating Mario’s 35th birthday and getting ready for the launch of Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity very soon for Nintendo Switch. An improved version of the Switch is expected to be released in early 2021.


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