Sega of America and Atlus U.S.A. today announced that Sega of America president and COO Ian Curran will assume a dual role as president and COO of Atlus U.S.A., and Sega West CEO Tatsuyuki Miyazaki will assume the role of Atlus U.S.A. CEO as current Atlus U.S.A. CEO Naoto Hiraoka focuses on his role as Atlus brand owner.
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Naoto Hiraoka, Atlus Brand Owner
Recognized for his contribution to and leadership of Atlus U.S.A., Inc. and the resulting success of titles like Persona 5, Catherine and the Shin Megami Tensei series, Mr. Hiraoka will now move forward leading many of the company’s important creative projects.
“I’m so proud of the work we’ve done at Atlus U.S.A., Inc. and Mr. Miyazaki and Mr. Curran will continue to guide the company to even greater success,” said Hiraoka. “I look forward to creating more exciting projects with the creative team at Atlus in Japan, and wish my colleagues the best of luck growing the business in the Americas and EMEA.”
Mr. Hiraoka will remain on the board of Atlus U.S.A., Inc. and Sega of America, Inc.
Ian Curran, Sega of America and Atlus U.S.A. President and COO
“I’m eager to grow my role as the new President and COO of Atlus U.S.A., Inc. and greatly appreciate the support that Mr. Hiraoka has given me up to this point,” said Curran. “Across the Sega and Atlusfamilies, we’ve had an incredibly successful year, and there is still so much to look forward to.
Tatsuyuki Miyazaki, Sega West and Atlus U.S.A. CEO
“We wish Mr. Hiraoka the very best of luck in his role and are thankful that he’ll still be a valuable asset to the Atlus team,” said Miyazaki. “I’m thrilled to play a greater role in the continued success of Atlus U.S.A., Inc. and work alongside Ian, who has done an incredible job in just a couple of short months in his role as President and COO of Sega of America.”