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Kevin Tsujihara to Become CEO of Warner Bros.


Time Warner Inc. today announced that Kevin Tsujihara will become the next Chief Executive Officer of Warner Bros. Entertainment, succeeding Barry Meyer, who will remain as Chairman through 2013.

As President of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group since 2005, Mr. Tsujihara currently oversees the company’s home video, digital distribution, videogames, anti-piracy, and emerging technology operations.

Time Warner Inc. Chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes said, “Kevin is one of the most effective and respected executives within Time Warner, and the right leader to ensure Warner Bros.’ preeminence into the future. He brings the perfect combination of strategic thinking, financial discipline, digital vision, and management style to build on Warner Bros.’ track record of success under Barry Meyer.”

The LA Times called the move to elevate Tsujihara, considered the company’s digital guru, “a bold bet on the future of digital entertainment.”

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