Wang Yong, chief executive officer of DeNA China, announced in an internal email that he will resign his position as CEO at the end of January 2014.
Wang also said after his resignation, Ren Yi, vice president of DeNA China, will take control of the China business. This has reportedly all been confirmed and decided by DeNA's Japanese headquarters.
During Wang's five-year term, he took over Tx.com.cn, which is a Chinese mobile friend-making community acquired by DeNA. Based on Tx.com.cn, Wang established the Chinese subsidiary of DeNA. Meanwhile, Wang witnessed the entire process of DeNA's entry into the Chinese market.
Prior to joining DeNA, Wang worked for the Japanese mobile Internet advertising company CA Mobile.
DeNA is a global Internet company focusing on social games platform, social games, e-commerce and other Web services for mobile devices and PCs. Established in Tokyo in 1999 as a small startup with the launch of an online auction service, DeNA has continuously expanded.