Capcom COO Mark Beaumont suddenly passes away

The Capcom COO has passed away.

In a statement released today by Capcom, the company announced that their chief operating officer for North America and Europe Mark Beaumont died suddenly this morning.

"Our COO and dear friend, Mark Beaumont, passed away this morning," read the statement. "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."

Beaumont had joined the company in 2005 from Midway and received the official title of Capcom’s executive vice president, officer and Head of North America, South America and Europe consumer software publishing. He was in his late 50s.


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