Nintendo of America have announced that Peter Main is to retire in January 2002.

Main joined Nintendo in April 1987 as Vice President, and during his successful career has been named Marketer of the Year by Adweek Magazine and Corporate Marketer of the Year by the Delaney Report.

Nintendo of Canada's president, Peter MacDougall, will take the position of Main. MacDougall joined Nintendo of Canada in 1989, bringing extensive knowledge of global marketing stemming from international postings at Nintendo, Gillette and Seagrams.