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Notice of Appointment of a New Representative Director

March 18, 2013

TOKYO, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (the “Company”) hereby announces that a representative director has been newly elected by resolution of the Company’s Board of Directors as of March 18, 2013.

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    1. Reason for the election

        Reinforcement of the Company's
        management team

    2. Elected representative director

        The newly-elected representative
        director is the following.

                      Name                      New title        Former title
                      ----                      ---------        ------------

                 Yosuke Matsuda          Representative Director   Director
                 --------------          -----------------------   --------

    3.  Career summary of the newly-
        elected representative director

       See the attachment.

    4. Effective date of the election

       March 18, 2013

    Yosuke Matsuda

      Date of birth                Profile                Number of shares owned
      -------------                -------                ----------------------

     April 27, 1963 Oct. 2001                                                200

                     Joined SQUARE CO., LTD. as Senior
                     Vice President

                    Apr. 2003

                     Senior Vice President and General
                     Manager, Accounting and Finance,
                     SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.

                    Jun. 2004

                     Director and CFO, SQUARE ENIX CO.,

                    Oct. 2008

                     Director and CFO, SQUARE ENIX
                     HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (incumbent)

                    Mar. 2013

                     Representative Director, SQUARE ENIX
                     HOLDINGS CO., LTD. (incumbent)
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    Company:        SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO., LTD.

                    (Code: 9684, Tokyo Stock Exchange)

    Representative:  Yoichi Wada, President and
                     Representative Director

    Contact:         Michihiro Sasaki, Executive Managing
                     Officer, Corporate Planning

                                       tel (03) 5292-8000


Source: PR Newswire