Tsujihara took the top spot at Warner Bros in 2014 and each year has seen successive growth financially, capped by a record high-water year in 2018 across all key financial metrics for the studio (revenue, gross profit, adjusted operating income). He revitalized DC across film, television and publishing, extended the Harry Potter Wizarding World including the Fantastic Beasts film franchise, is responsible for WB being the only studio with a full-scale games business seeded by his acquisition of TT Games, and has expanded operations in the TV group to make WB the dominant producer in the industry (100 shows in production in 2018).
Prior to serving as CEO, Tsujihara was president of Warner Bros Home Entertainment, which included home video, digital distribution, video games, anti-piracy and emerging technology operations, a post he assumed at WBHE’s founding in October 2005. At WBHE, he was known for leading the company through the first wave of the digital transition, was a big voice in ushering Blu-ray and digital delivery platforms and business models. Tsujihara also was key in creating Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, the only studio-based video game company in the industry, with revenues exceeding $1B annually.
Previous to WBHE, Tsujihara served as EVP Corporate Business Development & Strategy, Warner Bros Entertainment and, before that, EVP New Media, responsible for the oversight of all Warner Bros’ new media endeavors. He joined Warner Bros in 1994 as Director, Special Projects, Finance. He later went on to assist in the management of the company’s interest in Six Flags.