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June 25, 2010 at 12:14 PM

Nintendo hires Expedia CIO to overhaul Redmond IT system

Nintendo of America announced today that it has hired Ingvar Petursson as senior vice president of information services to “spearhead the modernization of the company’s internal information systems.”

Petursson was previously Expedia’s CIO and before that worked in the IT departments of AT&T Wireless, Corbis and The Regence Group. TechFlash noted his resignation from Expedia on Tuesday. The Nintendo job is a new position.

Nintendo is starting a multi-year project modernizing its systems. It follows the recent completion of its new Redmond headquarters.

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