Mark Beaumont, Capcom’s COO for the past two years, passed away suddenly this morning. Joining Capcom in 2005 as a Senior VP, and working his way to Executive VP in 2007 before his promotion in April of 2008 to Chief Operating Officer to Capcom in both North America and Europe. Mark spent over 25 years working in the video game industry, starting back with the original Atari.
This statement was issued by Capcom: “Our COO and dear friend, Mark Beaumont, passed away this morning. This sudden loss has left us with deep sadness. Our hearts go out to his family and loved ones. We will remember him for his humor, passion and commitment to Capcom and our industry. He was a great leader and visionary and his spirit will carry on in everything that we do. Please join us in memory of Mark.”
Please join us in remembering this man as our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.