People/Biz

Nippon TV appoints new int’l business development head

Atsushi Hatayama (pictured) will take over from Yukiko Kimishima, who moves to the role of president of Nippon TV International Corporation.
June 13, 2016

Japanese commercial broadcaster Nippon TV has appointed a new president for its international business development division, as its previous president moves into another role.

Atsushi Hatayama will take over from Yukiko Kimishima, who is heading to New York, in the role of president of Nippon TV International Corporation.

Based in Tokyo, Hatayama hails from Nippon TV’s news division, where he was most recently its EVP. In his new position, he will be tasked with strengthening relationships with overseas partners and bolstering Nippon TV’s international businesses, as well as establishing new ties in more countries for further business opportunities.

Hatayama will attend MIPCOM in the fall, representing Nippon TV.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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