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2021 approval rates for Nintendo directors up for re-election, Illumination CEO Chris Meledandri officially on board

Posted on July 1, 2021 by (@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News

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Nintendo held its 81st Annual General Meeting of Shareholders this week and a number of topics were put to vote. This includes the elections of five returning directors and one new one.

For returning directors, their approval rates are as follows:

– Shuntaro Furukawa – 96.86%
– Shigeru Miyamoto – 97.88%
– Shinya Takahashi – 97.88%
– Ko Shiota – 97.57%
– Satoru Shibata – 97.85%

To compare, below were the approval ratings from last year:

– Shuntaro Furukawa – 95.47%
– Shigeru Miyamoto – 98.32%
– Shinya Takahashi – 98.34%
– Ko Shiota – 98.34%
– Satoru Shibata – 98.34%

Finally, Chris Meledandri from Illumination was officially approved as an outside director with a vote of 99.31 percent. Meledandri was first nominated for the role back in March. As many fans know, Nintendo teamed up with Illumination on the upcoming Super Mario movie.

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