DeNA today announced they opened an office in South Korea on June 13. DeNA Seoul Co., Ltd. is being led by Makoto Haruta who joined the company as early as 2000 and was the CFO – until DeNA did away with titles for their executives a few months ago (he is now listed as Director and Chairman).
Haruta’s charter will be to steer partnerships with Korean companies, including game developers, to bring content to the Mobage network in South Korea, Japan and the US.
Asian tech news site Penn Olson reports that DeNA Seoul will serve as the “B2B point” between DeNA and local companies.
The South Korean office is the fourth outside Japan for DeNA, which is also present in in China, the United States and the Netherlands.