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Masaya Nakamura (Namco)

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Masaya Nakamura (中村 雅哉, 24 December 1925 – 22 January 2017) was a Japanese businessman. He was the founder of Namco. He was sometimes called the "father of Pac-Man". He was the CEO of Namco until he stepped down in 2002. He also produced movies for entertainment company Nikkatsu. He was born in Tokyo.

On 30 January 2017, it was announced that Nakamura died on 22 January at the age of 91.[1]

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  1. Romano, Sal (30 January 2017). "Namco founder Masaya Nakamura dies at 91". Gematsu. Retrieved 31 January 2017.

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