Beginning March 1st, 2013, Kevin Tsujihara will take on the role of CEO for Warner Bros. and will become the first Asian American to run a major Hollywood studio. Warner Bros. expressed their faith in the decision and highlighted his very successful achievements and positions thus far. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California and his MBA from Stanford University, Tsujihara entered Warner Bros. in 1994 as Director- Special Projects- Finance. He then became Executive Vice President- New Media, Executive Vice President- Corporate Business Development & Strategy, and President of Warner Bros.’ home entertainment unit. Warner Bros. expressed,
“Beyond his business successes, those of you who have had the pleasure of working with Kevin know of his integrity, his good nature, his clear and understated management style, and his unabashed love of compelling storytelling. His dedication to the company, and his industry expertise have also earned him the respect and admiration of people across Time Warner and throughout the larger business community.”
We are excited to see what he has in store for us.