Capcom Vancouver Gets New CEO and Studio Director

August 08, 2017 Written by

Capcom announced that Tim Bennison has joined Capcom Game Studio Vancouver as Chief Operating Officer and Studio Director. Bennison will head up Vancouver operations, reporting to Kiichiro Urata, CEO of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. and Capcom Game Studio Vancouver.

As our Chief Operating Officer and Studio Director, Tim will serve a vital role as a strategic partner for myself and the entire senior executive team. Tim will be responsible for the growth of Capcom Vancouver with a focus on quality, efficiency and commitment to our greatest asset – our people,” said Kiichiro Urata. “We look forward to having him join and expand the passionate, talented team at Capcom Vancouver and position the studio for continued success.”

Bennison brings a diverse background with over 20 years in the video game, technology and digital media industries.

He has experience leading teams of over 200 people and has held executive level positions at Radical Entertainment, Gener8 Digital Media and most recently served as COO of Eight Solutions.

Capcom Game Studio Vancouver, the team behind the Dead Rising™ series, is actively seeking professionals to join the expanding studio on several projects currently in development.

For more information on Capcom Game Studio Vancouver, including available positions, please visit https://www.capcomvancouver.com/.

About Capcom

Capcom is a worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices.  Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games including franchises Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Monster Hunter™, Ace Attorney®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan.

Capcom, the Capcom logo, Ace Attorney, Dead Rising, Devil May Cry, Mega Man, Monster Hunter and Resident Evil are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd., in the U.S. or other countries. Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

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