Sega's parent company Sega Sammy Holdings has revealed that its president and chief publishing officer Kenji Matsubara has resigned from the firm due to "personal reasons."

Prior to joining Sega, Matsubara had been CEO of Koei Tecmo for 9 years; he later joined the Japanese arm of Zynga, which is famous for its casual games.

He became Sega Networks Company's chief technology officer in 2014 and moved to the position of Sega's president in 2017.