Warner Brothers Chairman, CEO Kevin Tsujihara to Step Down

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In an internal memo sent last week, Kevin Tsujihara apologized for “mistakes in my personal life that have caused pain and embarrassment." Tsujihara is seen above at a conference in Sun Valley, Idaho on July 11, 2018. PHOTO: DREW ANGERER/GETTY IMAGES

Reprinted from The Wall Street Journal by Joe Flint on March 18, 2019.

Kevin Tsujihara will step down as chief executive of AT&T Inc.’s Warner Brothers studio following allegations that he had an inappropriate relationship with an actress.

Tsujihara oversaw movie and television production—and this month was given more responsibility as part of a broader restructuring by AT&T of its WarnerMedia unit.

WarnerMedia hasn’t named a successor to Tsujihara.

In an internal memo sent last week, Tsujihara apologized for “mistakes in my personal life that have caused pain and embarrassment to the people I love the most. I also deeply regret that these personal actions have caused embarrassment to the company and to all of you.” …

WSJ 3/18

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